Words into Action Man-made and technological hazards

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The Words into Action guidelines aim to ensure access to expertise and communities of practice of DRR practitioners. These resources are from the guideline Man-made and technological hazards.

2020

This publication of Common Inspection Criteria is intended to share knowledge about technical and organizational measures and enforcement practices related to major hazard control and implementation of the Seveso Directive. The criteria were developed by

European Union
2018

This report analyses past technological incidents with hazardous materials releases and damage to industrial facilities caused by the impact of storms. It discusses the vulnerability of industrial sites including that of the main equipment types present

European Commission
2018

This leaflet provides brief information about Natech and other chemical releases caused directly or indirectly by cyclones. It is an extract from the WHO publication Chemical releases caused by natural hazard events and disasters – information for public

World Health Organization
2013

This brochure marks 25 years of OECD’s Chemical Accidents Programme. It explains the history of the programme and many of its achievements since it was established in 1988. Over the years, there have been many publications and events which have addressed

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
2002

This report contains the findings of a study commissioned by agencies of the United Nations to obtain credible information on the conditions in which people affected by the Chernobyl accident are living fifteen years after the explosion, and to make

World Health Organization United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
2017

The guidance is composed of two parts. Part A is the guidance on general matters, which provides support and clarification to public authorities and practitioners on the requirements, interlinkages and application of the relevant United Nations Economic

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe