Brief Technical Guides

Humanitarian and relief workers are often overwhelmed during and immediately after an emergency. Decisions – many of which may be life-threatening or saving – need to be taken in a hurry, and may not always be based on sound judgement or advice.

Environmental Management, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

The role of environmental management and eco-engineering in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

Project dates: February - July 2008

8.5.2.ecomanageEnvironmental management has an important role to play in reducing many of the risks posed by natural disasters.

8.5.1.Darfur Energy charcoal-bricks-kalma-idpcampDarfur Alternative Energy

Darfur Alternative Energy Project (DAEP)

Project dates: December 2009 - June 2010

As part of UNEP's umbrella project on Environmental Integration in Sudan, ProAct will undertake research on suitable alternative energy options for Darfur, and support organisations to implement alternative energy programming.