Assessment

 

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The 2016 - Al-Mishraq Sulphur Plant Fire: Source and Risk Area Estimation

The 2016 - Al-Mishraq Sulphur Plant Fire: Source and Risk Area Estimation

Year: 2017

Author(s): Oscar Björnham, Håkan Grahn, Pontus von Schoenberg, Annica Waleij, Birgitta Liljedahl, and Niklas Brännström

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 08/01/2017

 

On October 20th 2016, Daesh (Islamic State) set fire to the sulphur production site Al-Mishraq as the battle of Mosul became more intense. A huge plume of toxic sulphur dioxide and hydrogen sulphide caused comprising casualties. The intensity of the SO2 release was reaching levels of minor volcanic eruptions which...

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Object-Based Image Analysis for the Assessment of Mineral Extraction in Conflict Regions – A Case Study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Object-Based Image Analysis for the Assessment of Mineral Extraction in Conflict Regions – A Case Study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2016

Author(s): Olaf Kranz, Elisabeth Schoepfer, Kristin Spröhnle, and Stefan Lang

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources

Added: 01/01/2017

 

In this study object-based image analysis (OBIA) techniques were applied to assess land cover changes related to mineral extraction in a conflict-affected area of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over a period of five years based on very high resolution (VHR) satellite data of different sensors. Object-based...

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Water, Livestock, and Malnutrition: Findings from an Impact Assessment of “Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition” Programming in the Dar Sila Region of Eastern Chad, 2012–2015

Water, Livestock, and Malnutrition: Findings from an Impact Assessment of “Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition” Programming in the Dar Sila Region of Eastern Chad, 2012–2015

Source: Feinstein International Center, 2016

Author(s): Anastasia Marshak, Helen Young, and Anne Radday

Countries: Chad

Topics: Assessment, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/12/2016

 

The Dar Sila region of eastern Chad experiences highly variable rainfall, seasonal food insecurity, and high prevalence of acute malnutrition. In 2012, Concern Worldwide put in place an integrated program that combines nutrition, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and food, income, and markets (FIM) in the Dar Sila Region...

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Environmental Emergency Response to the Lebanon Crisis

Environmental Emergency Response to the Lebanon Crisis

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and UNEP, 2006

Countries: Israel, Lebanon

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/12/2016

 

In July 2006, open hostilities broke out between Israel and Hezbollah, with heavy aerial bombardment of Lebanon, especially south Lebanon and south Beirut. The conflict resulted in loss of life, injuries and considerable damage to Lebanese industrial installations and infrastructure. The conflict has immediate and longer-term environmental impacts. 

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Environmental Priorities in Post-Conflict Recovery: Efficacy of the Needs-Assessment Process

Environmental Priorities in Post-Conflict Recovery: Efficacy of the Needs-Assessment Process

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2016

Author(s): Tim Kovach and Ken Conca

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment

Added: 29/08/2016

 

Donors have converged upon an increasingly institutionalised process of promoting post-conflict recovery. The hallmarks of this process are a Post-Conflict Needs Assessment (PCNA), a Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), and a UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). This paper examines the ability of this multi-stage process to address environmental issues. While...

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Water, Crisis and Climate Change Assessment Framework (WACCAF)

Water, Crisis and Climate Change Assessment Framework (WACCAF)

Source: Initiative for Peacebuilding Early Warning, 2011

Author(s): Lukas Ruettinger, Antoine Morin, Annabelle Houdret, Dennis Taenzler, and Clementine Burnley

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

Climate change will negatively affect livelihoods in many developing countries and will increase competition over natural resources in many places. Water resources – a key source of livelihoods and indispensable for human health and sanitation – are already scarce in many regions and will be further affected by climatic changes....

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Reforming Ukrainian Laws to Protect Environment in the Wake of Conflict

Reforming Ukrainian Laws to Protect Environment in the Wake of Conflict

Source: American Bar Association, 2016

Author(s): Viktoriia De Las Casas

Countries: Ukraine

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 17/07/2016

 

For the last two years, Ukraine has been embroiled in a destructive conflict. While the fire has ceased officially, sporadic shootings continue to plague Ukraine. Reports describing this conflict primarily focus on social and economic losses, including human mortalities, increases in unemployment, damage to the country’s infrastructure, and the national...

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Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Source: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2010

Author(s): Oliver Jütersonke and Moncef Kartas

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Assessment, Programming

Added: 04/07/2016

 

This Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) for Madagascar seeks to map the effect of foreign aid and development policies onto the factors driving conflict or supporting peace in Madagascar. Avoiding normative statements about the current political crisis, the study offers guidance on the main challenges facing development programmes as...

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Entre sécurisation de l’environnement et environnementalisation de la sécurité: Le défi de la sécurité environnementale à l’ONU

Entre sécurisation de l’environnement et environnementalisation de la sécurité: Le défi de la sécurité environnementale à l’ONU

Between Securitization of the Environment and Environmentalization of Security: The Challenge of Environmental Security for the United Nations

Source: SciencesPo, 2016

Author(s): Lucile Maertens

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 02/06/2016

 

Le deuxième volume du cinquième rapport du Groupe intergouvernemental d’experts sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) consacre, pour la première fois en 2014, un chapitre intégral à la sécurité humaine. Alors que l’abondance des études recensées dans ce rapport montre l’intérêt considérable que suscite la question des impacts sécuritaires du changement climatique, le rapprochement...

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Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Source: Natural Resources, 2016

Author(s): Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad, and Sarah Kettenmann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 23/05/2016

 

Extractive industries can provide great opportunities for post-conflict peacebuilding in resourcerich countries by providing revenue to finance reconstruction and set the economy back on track. However, the process of resource extraction often poses challenges for peacebuilding. This article first explains the various challenges that valuable natural resources can pose in...

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