AUTHOR: Joint UNEP/OHCA Environment Unit and Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) LAST UPDATED: 2011 TYPE OF TOOL: Guidelines FORMAT: Downloadable PDF document, 43 pages KEYWORDS: humanitarian action, environmental management, waste management, restoration, impact assessment, Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit, United Nations Environment Programme, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, guidelines […]
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