Tagged on: Disasters and conflict

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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Reports and Books
Water Resource Management in Humanitarian Programming in Darfur: The Case for Drought Preparedness - Report of the UNEP Mission to Review Water Resource Management at IDP Camps and Host Communities in Darfur during February & March 2008
United Nations Environment Programme

This report summarises the findings of a review of water resource management in internally displaced person (IDP) camps and host communities in Darfur undertaken by UNEP in February and March 2008. The report has assessed information relating to IDP camps and host communities but stresses that an integrated approach addressing water needs for all users in Darfur is needed.


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Policy and Strategy Documents
On the Hoof: Livestock Trade in Darfur - Policy Briefing Paper
United Nations Environment Programme

This paper highlights the impact of conflict on the livestock trade in Darfur and outlines ways in which that trade can be supported in the future, to benefit livelihoods and the economy in Darfur and nationally. It is based on a research report (UNEP, 2012 ‘On the Hoof: Livestock Trade in Darfur’).


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Reports and Books
Alternative Domestic Energy Options for Darfur: A Review
United Nations Environment Programme

The main objective of the Darfur Alternative Energy Project (DAEP) was to undertake a review of the current situation, including an economic and policy analysis, with a view to identifying viable and appropriate alternative energy options that could reduce the consumption of fuelwood and charcoal and hence slow deforestation in Darfur. This review is based on extensive background research, consultations and field missions.


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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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Other
UNEP’s Project Concern Feedback Form
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP is committed to avoiding or minimizing unintended harm that may be caused by UNEP’s work directly or indirectly to stakeholders. When you have a concern over a UNEP project or activity, we strongly advise you to make an effort to raise it to the relevant UNEP Project Manager, UNEP’s local project partners or consultants or the related UNEP Regional Office prior to contacting the Independent Office for Stakeholder Safeguard-related Response (IOSSR) through this form.


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Infographics and Flyers
UNEP Depleted Uranium Awareness
United Nations Environment Programme

Depleted uranium (DU) is a dense metal used in munitions for its penetrating ability and as a protective material in armoured vehicles. It is a toxic and radioactive heavy metal. This flyer on Depleted Uranium Awareness explains what depleted uranium (DU) is, the risks associated with DU exposure, and the precautionary steps to take. Resources for additional information are also listed.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Kporghor Gbam (010-001)
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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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Bera / Kpor
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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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: New Elelenwa M/F - Akpajo (003-005)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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