Middle East & North Africa

 

There are 345 items related to Middle East & North Africa. Items are listed by date added.

 

Livelihood Security: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict of the Sahel

Livelihood Security: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict of the Sahel

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Chad, Nigeria

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“‘Competition between communities and countries for scarce resources, especially water, is increasing, exacerbating old security dilemmas and creating new ones, while environmental refugees are reshaping the human geography of the planet, a trend that will only increase as deserts advance, forests are felled and sea levels rise.’ By formulating such...

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Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Source: UNEP, 2007

Countries: Israel, Lebanon

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The conflict in Lebanon and in Israel, which began on 12 July 2006 and ended on 14 August with a ceasefire under UN Security Council Resolution 1701, was relatively short – lasting 34 days. However, the impact on Lebanon’s civilian population was significant, with 1,191 people reportedly killed and 4,405...

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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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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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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 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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Preparing for Peace: An Analysis of Darfur, Sudan

Added: 01/08/2013

 

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The Right to Water and Sanitation in Post-Conflict Legal Mechanisms: An Emerging Regime?

Added: 01/08/2013

 

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Water Resources in the Sudan North-South Peace Process and the Ramifications of the Secession of South Sudan

Added: 01/08/2013

 

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Transboundary Cooperation in the Lower Jordan River Basin

Added: 01/08/2013

 

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