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Livelihoods, Power and Choice: The Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, Darfur, Sudan

Livelihoods, Power and Choice: The Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, Darfur, Sudan

Source: Helen Young, Abdal Monium Osman, Ahmed Malik Abusin, Michael Asher, and Omer Egemi (UNEP and Tufts University), 2009

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Livelihoods

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Livelihoods in Darfur are intimately linked to the conflict, none more so than the livelihoods of the Northern Rizaygat—a group of Arabic- speaking, camel-herding nomads living in the Sudanese states of North, South, and West Darfur. They have achieved notoriety for their role in the Janjaweed—the pejorative name given to...

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History of Environmental Change in the Sistan Basin – Based on Satellite Image Analysis: 1976 - 2005

History of Environmental Change in the Sistan Basin – Based on Satellite Image Analysis: 1976 - 2005

Source: UNEP, 2006

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Sistan area is located at the tail end of a large closed inland (endorheic) basin, in one of the driest regions of the world. It is comprised of three geographical sub-units: (i) the upper plain of the inland delta of the Helmand (Hirmand) river, which is mostly drained and...

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Environmental Considerations of Human Displacement in Liberia: A Guide for Decision-makers and Practitioners

Environmental Considerations of Human Displacement in Liberia: A Guide for Decision-makers and Practitioners

Source: UNEP, 2006

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Population movement – forced or voluntary – is a global phenomenon. It is often unpredictable and can be of sizeable proportions and long-lasting. In addition to the human suffering, social unrest and economic disruption that such events typically cause, there is a growing awareness of the impact that displaced human...

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Environmental Assessment of the Gaza Strip Following the Escalation of Hostilities in December 2008 – January 2009

Environmental Assessment of the Gaza Strip Following the Escalation of Hostilities in December 2008 – January 2009

Source: UNEP, 2009

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Assessment

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Gaza Strip has been a theatre of conflict for decades. Each of these conflicts has left its mark, and over time, a significant environmental footprint has developed in the Gaza Strip. During the most recent fighting – between 27 December 2008 and 18 January 2009 – Israel Defence Forces...

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Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Covering around 1,000 km2 in Rivers State, southern Nigeria, Ogoniland has been the site of oil industry operations since the late 1950s. Ogoniland has a tragic history of pollution from oil spills and oil well fires, although no systematic scientific information has been available about the ensuing contamination.”

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Desk Study on the Environment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Desk Study on the Environment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Source: UNEP, 2003

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Assessment

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Middle East is a meeting point of many escalating environmental threats. This is particularly the case in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Long-term environmental degradation has occurred over the decades spanning several conflicts. In an already densely populated area, there are additional problems of scarcity of water resources and land,...

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Desk Study on the Environment in Liberia

Desk Study on the Environment in Liberia

Source: UNEP, 2004

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“In Liberia, direct linkages are apparent between environment and security, as well as between environment and development. Poor management and overexploitation of Liberia’s natural resources has created and fuelled civil war and conflict for the past 14 years. With the Accra Peace Agreement in place and the support of the...

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Desk Study on the Environment in Iraq

Desk Study on the Environment in Iraq

Source: UNEP, 2003

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Assessment, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“This Desk Study has been prepared by UNEP as a contribution to tackling the immediate post-conflict humanitarian situation in Iraq, and the subsequent rebuilding of the country’s shattered infrastructure, economy and environment. It is intended for a wide audience and includes information likely to be of value to many of...

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The Democratic Republic  of the Congo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – Synthesis for Policy Makers

The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment – Synthesis for Policy Makers

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Assessment

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Since the 2002 peace accords, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been emerging from a long period of State decline and protracted crisis, the roots of which go back to at least the mid-1970s. Today most of the country is at peace and experiencing a burst of economic...

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Assessment of Energy, Water and Waste Reduction Options for the Proposed AMISOM HQ Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia and the Support Base in Mombasa, Kenya

Assessment of Energy, Water and Waste Reduction Options for the Proposed AMISOM HQ Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia and the Support Base in Mombasa, Kenya

Source: UNEP, DFS, UNOSA, 2010

Countries: Kenya, Somalia

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions, applying to both the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS), came into effect on 1 June 2009. This policy, developed in cooperation with UNEP, provides a minimum set of environmental standards and objectives for UN Field Missions....

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