Publications

2013 World's Worst Pollution Problems Report
05/11/2013 - 10:15
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Environmental Security and Sustainability

The 2013 World's Worst Pollution Problems report focusses on the top 10 most polluted places on the planet to which people are openly exposed. Places with pollutants affecting people through direct inhalation, food intake or skin contact were prioritized. These pollutants include lead, cadmium, chrome, oil, pesticides, phenols, mercury, sarin, radionuclides and VOC, which affect 200 million people worldwide. Click here for more information.

Action for a Peaceful and Sustainable World
03/09/2013 - 13:30

This document served as the background publication for the 7th editon of the Earth Dialogues conference, held on 3 September 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Green Cross International 20 year report: 1993-2013
02/09/2013 - 01:30

To coincide with the 20th anniversary of Green Cross International in 2013, the organization issued this 20 year report to highlight its main achievements and directions, and describe the major challenges it sees facing humanity and the plant.

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Green Cross International Biennial Report: 2012-13
02/09/2013 - 01:15

 

This document overviews to main achievements of the Green Cross network during 2012 and 2013 and was released on 2 September 2013 at the General Assembly of Green Cross International.

Selected Health Consequences of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, 2013
25/04/2013 - 12:00
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Environmental Security and Sustainability

The report, "Selected Health Consequences of the Chernobyl Disaster: A Further Systematic Literature Review, Focus Group Findings, and Future Directions," was published 25 April, 2013, and compiled by Jonathan M. Samet and Sonny S. Patel of the University of Southern California. The study deals with the psychological and other health impacts of the 26 April, 1986, nuclear plant meltdown in Chernobyl, Ukraine.

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Linking Humanitarian and Nuclear Response Systems
12/03/2013 - 16:15
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Environmental Security and Sustainability

This study, led by the Environmental Emergencies Section (Joint UNEP/OCHA) of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, considers the many dimensions of the so-called human dimension of nuclear emergencies, identifying areas of possible involvement for international actors as the dissemination of information for the communities, de-stigmatisation and the promotion of community-based approaches.

 

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Linking Humanitarian and Nuclear Response Systems

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