Emergency Contacts - United Nations

Practitioner's Resource Kit: Environmental Management in Humanitarian Operations

Acute environmental risks to life and health:
OCHA/UNEP Joint Environment Unit

Operates at the request of affected countries in cases of conflict, disaster or industrial accidents, 24 hours/7 days
Office hours: +41 22 917 1142 or +41 22 917 1815
After hours: Via OCHA 24/7 Emergency hotline: +41 22 917 2010
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Fax: +41 22 917 0257

Early recovery phase:
UNEP Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB)

Conducts field-based environmental assessments and provides environmental expertise to the UN country team and national counterparts. Integrates environmental needs within the recovery process to support the principles of "build back better" and "do no harm"
Contact: Henrik Slotte, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel: +41 22 917 8530