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 […]
AUTHOR: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Civil-Military Coordination LAST UPDATED: June 2015 TYPE OF TOOL: Guidelines KEYWORDS: conflict sensitivity, humanitarian action, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, guidelines FORMAT: Downloadable PDF document, 158 pages LANGUAGES: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish WEB LINK: https://www.unocha.org/ (OCHA) http://www.unocha.org/country/asia-and-pacific/what-we-do/civil-military-coordination (OCHA Civil- Military Coordination) […]
Website for humanitarian information on global crises and disasters. Disaster and crisis updates and reports, maps, info-graphics, job announcements and learning opportunities and events.
Central website for information management tools and services, enabling information exchange among operational responders during emergencies. Guidance notes and policies, toolboxes, data, links.
Guidelines to establish basic framework for formalizing and improving effectiveness and efficiency of foreign military and civil defense assets in international disaster relief operations.
Guidelines for environmentally sensitive humanitarian action. Outlines key environmental issues in humanitarian response clusters. Lists available standards, guidelines, tools, and resources.
5-day training to help environmental experts respond effectively during international deployment in austere environment throughout disaster mission cycle. Includes a full-day field simulation exercise.
Handbook to identify environmental impacts that pose risks for humans and ecosystems following natural disasters. Focus on released hazardous chemicals. Information on physical impacts to environment.