Tagged on: Disasters and conflict

Reports and Books
Reducing Risk through Environment in Recovery Operations: An Initial Review of the Status
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

The purpose of this paper is to provide an introductory review of the current status of recovery operations in terms of integrating environment and long-term disaster risk reduction. Two case studies, Myanmar and Bangladesh, have been chosen from the environmental management community’s collective experiences in addressing environmental issues in recovery processes, and are used to introduce some concrete lessons learned. The case studies are used to practically illustrate the integration of environmental concerns into recovery.


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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
Assessment of Solid Waste Management in Liberia
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP conducted a technical mission to study both the technical and institutional issues associated with solid waste management in Liberia. The mission was hosted by the EPA and undertaken between 17– 27 June 2007. This report summarizes its findings.


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Manuals and Guides
Gender and Environment: Support Kit for UN Environment Staff
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of this support kit is to help UN Environment staff understand the relevance of gender in their specific field and provide entry points for integration of gender in project cycle activities and communications. The support kit builds on the UN Environment Policy and Strategy for Gender and theEnvironment 2014–2017 and aims to provide practical guidance for strengthening gender considerations within UN Environment’s work.


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Policy and Strategy Documents
UNEP Strategy for Environmental Education and Training: A Strategy and Action Planning for the Decade 2005 - 2014
United Nations Environment Programme

This Strategy presents the required strategic elements and the associated actions necessary for UNEP to play its role in meeting the goals of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD). It further paves the way for UNEP's active engagement in the International Implementation Scheme of the DESD; particularly on the environment component of Education for Sustainable Development.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland Site Specific Fact Sheets: Bara - Alue
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 available at: www.unep.org/nigeria.


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Chapters and Articles
Global Outlook for Ice and Snow: Chapter 6 - Ice on the land
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

This chapter covers ice masses on land: ice sheets; glaciers and ice caps; and the impact on global sea level of the melting of land ice.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Sivibiragbara - Bodo (019-045)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Nweekol Dere (019-006)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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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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