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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Manuals and Guides
Community environmental action planning toolkit: Participatory tools and methods to engage communities
United Nations Environment Programme

This Toolkit was developed by ProAct Network as part of a UNEP programme on building regional and national capacity in Community Environmental Action Planning (CEAP) in Darfur. The Toolkit contains 37 participatory tools that have been selected as a starting point for use in a CEAP process. It is intended to be used alongside the accompanying “CEAP Handbook” and “CEAP Facilitator’s Guide”. This paper opens with some key considerations to be taken into account when using these tools and presents each in a standardised format, offering a summary of the tool and what it can be used for, and why and how it should be used.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Gbene-Ue, Dor-Um
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: Okenogban - Alode (002-008)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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Reports and Books
MAP-X: Mapping and Assessing the Performance of Extractive Industries
United Nations Environment Programme, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

This brochure outlines the benefits, key functionalities, scales, and components of the information management platform "Mapping and Assessing the Performance of Extractive Industries (MAP-X)"


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Manuals and Guides
Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in South Sudan
United Nations Environment Programme

This document reviews the practices of waste pickers at selected waste disposal site in South Sudan and makes recommendations to improve their health and safety. The recommendations include steps that UNEP and other international organizations can take to improve the conditions for waste pickers’. The report draws on information from the dump sites serving the capital city, Juba—the Lagoon dump site.


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Nsisioken - Agbi, Ogale (001-005)
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: Okenta - Alode (002-006)
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheets for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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Factsheets
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Okuluebu - Ogale (005-002)
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet is part of a series prepared as part of the Environmental Assessmentof 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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Serials
UN Environment Africa Office Newsletter - Jan-Feb 2017
United Nations Environment Programme
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