Tagged on: Disasters and conflict

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
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: Ebubu / Ejama /Agbeta (001-004)
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: Aabue - Korokoro (008-007)
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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Factsheet
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Kpopghor Gbam
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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Factsheets
Environmental Audit of the Sites Impacted by the "Probo Koala" Toxic Waste Dumping in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire - Site 13: Akouédo 3
United Nations Environment Programme

On 19 August 2006, the ship Probo Koala off-loaded 528 cubic meters of liquid wastes in the port of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The material was transferred onto tanker trucks operated by a local contractor, and dumped in twelve different locations around the city. In June 2012, UN Environment received a formal request from the Government of Côte d’Ivoire to undertake an independent and scientific environmental audit of the sites that were impacted by the dumping of wastes of the Probo Koala. The Government wished for UN Environment to determine whether the sites continued to pose risks for the environment or for public health, and to make recommendations about additional or corrective clean-up measures that would need to be carried out in case contamination was detected.


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Reports and Books
Water Issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Challenges and Opportunities - Technical Report
United Nations Environment Programme

This technical report comprises an integral part of the broader United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) post-conflict environmental assessment (PCEA) of the DRC. The UNEP PCEA aims to evaluate the key environmental problems and threats facing the DRC and propose strategic options and practical recommendations to address them in the short term. This study focuses on the key challenges in the water sector, which in the case of the DRC are strongly centred on drinking water supply. It was prepared in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism (MENCT) and various national and international partners.


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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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Reports and Books
Apell Worldwide
United Nations Environment Programme

Following various technological accidents in both highly industrialised and industrialising countries which resulted in adverse impacts on the environment, the United Nations Environment Programme Industry and Environment office (UNEP IE) launched the Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL) programme. This report contains twelve national overviews of APELL or APELLlike activities undertaken to prevent and prepare for technological accidents.


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Reports and Books
Assessing the Effectiveness of Fuel-efficient Stove Programming: A Darfur-wide Review
United Nations Environment Programme

The main objective of the review was “to conduct a critical review of the effectiveness of Darfur Fuel-efficient stove (FES) programmes as measured by their stated objectives versus assessed outcomes, and make recommendations for the future”. Key factors that were to be examined included relevance, effectiveness and fuel-efficiency impact, cost-effectiveness, adoptability, sustainability, replicability, geographic coverage and targeting, community participation and capacity-building, and co-ordination/integration.


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