Tagged on: Disasters and conflict

Chapters and Articles, Manuals and Guides
Cibler un thème d’évaluation environnementale: la vulnérabilité humaine due au changement environnemental
United Nations Environment Programme
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Reports and Books
UNEP in Iraq: Post-conflict Assessment, Clean-up and Reconstruction
United Nations Environment Programme

This report is a compilation of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006. Its objectives are i) to provide a complete description of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006; ii) To make an objective assessment of the impacts of UNEP’s intervention; and iii) To document the lessons learned by UNEP in implementing activities in a complex situation such as Iraq.


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Reports and Books
Depleted uranium in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment
United Nations Environment Programme

The main objective was to examine the possible risks from any remaining depleted uranium (DU) contamination of ground, water, air and biota, as well as from solid pieces of DU still in the environment, and on that basis recommend any justified countermeasures. The assessment also aims to gain an overview on the storage of radioactive waste and sources, as well as radioactive waste management within Bosnia and Herzegovina.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Wiikaragu - Kpean
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet is part of a series prepared as part of the Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It provides the observations and results from one of the individual sites studied in detail, plus the specific risk reduction measures for follow-up action.
This fact sheet should be read in conjunction with the main assessment report.


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Chapters and Articles
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Chapter 6: Recommendations
United Nations Environment Programme

This chapter presents recommendations that, once implemented, will have an immediate positive impact on Ogoniland. They are not of equal priority. In fact some can only be carried out after others have been fully implemented.


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Reports and Books
Destitution, Distortion and Deforestation: The Impact of Conflict on the Timber and Woodfuel Trade in Darfur
United Nations Environment Programme

There is growing concern about the environmental impact of conflict in Darfur, in particular the impact on Darfur’s forest resources, which were already being depleted at an estimated rate of one percent per annum before the conflict. This study begins to investigate these impacts by exploring how the trade in timber and woodfuel has changed since the conflict began, exploring the impact of the massive displacement of Darfur’s population to the main urban centres, of the unprecedented international presence in Darfur, and of humanitarian programming. te this urgent agenda.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Boobanabe - K.Dere
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet is part of a series prepared as part of the Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It provides the observations and results from one of the individual sites studied in detail, plus the specific risk reduction measures for follow-up action.
This fact sheet should be read in conjunction with the main assessment report.


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Manuals and Guides
Disasters, Environment and Risk Reduction – Eco-DRR Master’s Module, Instructor’s Manual
Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction, Center for Natural Resources and Development

This is the instructor’s manual for the Master’s module entitled, ”Disasters, Environment and Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)” developed by the Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD) and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR). This Instructor’s Manual summarizes the rationale, goals, and guidance notes for the module and each session.


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Reports and Books
Standing Wealth: Pastoralist Livestock Production and Local livelihoods in Sudan 
United Nations Environment Programme

At a time when Sudan is once again turning its attention to agriculture, this study takes a fresh look at what makes livestock production – the backbone of Sudanese agriculture – operate successfully. This study was carried out in Khartoum, West Darfur, North Kordofan and Gedaref States, with three in-depth case studies on sheep, cattle and camel production systems in North Kordofan. The report identifies areas of intervention that could assist the development of a vibrant and sustainable livestock sector based on the principles of pastoral production.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Okenta - Alode (002-006)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheets for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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