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UNISDR – Words into Action Guide for Man-Made and Technological Hazards

The Words into Action (WiA) Implementation Guide for Man-Made and Technological Hazards made by UNISDR, OCHA and UN Environment. Read More

Wetlands International – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

A Wetlands International report on the situation of wetlands and human migration in the Sahel. Read More

OECD research paper – Ageing of Hazardous Installations

A OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents (WGCA) report on the risks and challenges related to the ageing of hazardous installations. Read More

Sri Lanka: Rapid assessments on acute environmental risks after X-Press Pearl Maritime Disaster

On 20 May 2021, the MV X-Press Pearl container ship caught fire and started sinking on early June, releasing fuel oil, dangerous chemicals, and plastic pellets – among other materials – in the Laccadive sea as it was anchored around 9 nautical miles (17 kilometers) northwest of the Port of… Read More

UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention celebrates 20 years of pan-‎European cooperation to strengthen prevention, preparedness and ‎response ‎

Prevention, preparedness and response are key pillars of the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents which will celebrate its 20th anniversary of entry into force on 19 April 2020. The Convention was negotiated in response to the 1986 Sandoz chemical spill, which put Switzerland… Read More

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an official day declared by the UN General Assembly to highlight the environmental degradation brought about by armed conflict. To celebrate this important milestone, this publication details the work being conducted by UN… Read More

Radio Story: Hidroituango Dam, Colombia

This broadcast by Voces Unidas features the UNEP/OCHA Joint Unit during a deployment mission in Colombia to address a series of incidents at the Hidroituango Dam. During the Spring of 2018, heavy rains in Colombia led to a series of incidents at the Hidroituango Dam, still under construction. Read More

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