Environmental Dimensions of Emergencies

Natural disasters have significant impact on the environment and ecosystem. From debris management, to dam safety to release of hazardous substances, emergency managers should holistically address the links between environment and emergencies and as such consider environmental issues as an integral part of all elements of humanitarian response, including across the humanitarian programme cycle.

Key Readings

Online Presentations

Global webinar series on Environment and Emergencies in the face of COVID-19

Environment and Emergencies: What you need to know in a pandemic context
Environmental coordination in emergencies: Localisation & Lockdown challenges
Crisis Waste Management: Covid-19 and Beyond
Preparing for and responding to chemical risks: re-starting industry



E-Learning Modules