UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – Geohazards Risk Assessment

A geohazards risk assessment report on landslides in Honduras conducted by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit in cooperation with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. Read More

Hazard Identification User Guide tool (HIT)

User guide of the Hazard Identification Tool (HIT), a tool for desk research based identification of potential acute life-threatening environmental hazards. Read More

Hazard Identification Tool – Samoa Tsunami

This document describes the environmental damages identified through a rapid environmental assessment following a tsunami in Samoa. Read More

International support tools / services for wildfire emergency response

The preparedness and response tools for wildland fires made available by the Global Fire Monitoring Center. Read More

UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit Mission Report – 2006 Indonesia Mud Volcano Eruption

This mission report describes the findings of a team deployed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit to identify the risks associated with the potential eruption of the Mt. Merapi volcano. Read More

UNDAC Mission Report – 1997 Indonesian Fires

This mission report details the activities of a United Nations Disaster Assessment Coordination team in Indonesia following wildfires in the region. Read More

No Plan B: The Importance of Environmental Considerations in Humanitarian Contexts

Humanitarians understand the importance and urgency of the environmental agenda, and they have a clear desire to incorporate environmental considerations into their work. However, their endeavours are hindered ┬áby multiple challenges. This study, conducted for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) by a consultancy team from the London… Read More

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