United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
United Nations Office For The Coordination Of Humanitarian Affairs Emergency Preparedness Section: Disaster Waste Management Guidelines
PDF File Size: 911 KB | Download   
Disasters and conflicts can generate large quantities of solid and liquid waste that threaten public health, hinder reconstruction and impact the environment. Disaster Waste (DW) can be generated by the actual disaster, as well as, later during the response and recovery phases. Public health risks can arise from: direct contact with waste accumulated in the streets, hazardous wastes such as asbestos, pesticides, oils and solvents, and indirectly from vectors such as flies and rodents, and from post-disaster collapse of unstable structures. Relief and reconstruction efforts can be hindered when DW blocks access to affected populations and areas. Environmental impacts, which are closely associated with human impacts, can include waterways, agricultural areas and communities contaminated by chemicals and heavy metals. Physical obstruction of waterways can also occur.
Publisher:
UNOCHA, UNEP ,   (2013 )
Type / Script:
Publication in English
Keywords:
WASTES, WASTE MANAGEMENT, WASTE DISPOSAL, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, WASTE TREATMENT, RECYCLING, DISASTER VICTIMS, DISASTER-PRONE AREAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, EARTHQUAKES, DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES, HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY, ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP, CLEANUP OF HAZARDOUS WASTES SITES, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, RECONSTRUCTION, ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
Thematic Group:
 UNOCHA : Humanitarian Coordination and Affair
Thesaurus:
05.10.00  -  Waste Disposal
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
510  times viewed
1  times downloaded.
Feeder: SUNAYANA , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Solid Waste Management Technical Guideline For Municipalities Of Nepal
Biosafety and Waste Management Blood Transfusion Services, Nepal National Guidelines 2013
Assignment Report on Solid Waste Management in Kathmandu
In The Know- UNDP Nepal Newsletter-Issue 66, June 2012
NEPAL- Western Development Region: Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where? (As of September 2011)
Promoting Sustainable Housing in Nepal (Brochure Green Homes Project)
WHO voxpop Pollution [YouTube]
Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities: Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010
Global Sanitation Fund Programme in Nepal: ANNUAL REPORT 2018
Empowering Women One Community At A Time: Recycling Of The Municipal Waste Through Biogas Production And Composting
Bagmati Action Plan (2009-2014)
Sani News: Vol. 2 Issue 2 (April-June 2013)
Terms of Reference (ToR) for Development of Guidelines on Climate Resilient Health Facility
URBSAN-07 Urban Sanitation Proceedings of the National Workshop
SANI NEWS A Quaterly e-bulletin of Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Programme Nepal July-December 2013 Vol.2 Issue 3 Bhaktapur declared first ODF district in Kathmandu Valley
1 Issue 1 SANI NEWS A PROGRAMME OF WSSCC A Quaterly e-bulletin of Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Programme Nepal April to June 2012 Vol. 1 Issue 1 GSF spreads its wings in Mid & Far Western Nepal
UN Newsletter - Vol. 20 (February 2010)
Brochure on Green Homes Promoting Sustainable Housing in Nepal
Nepal’s Sanitation Movement
UN Park Cleaning 2017
Think. Eat. Save. World Environment Day, 5 June
In The Know - UNDP Nepal Newsletter - Issue 21, September 2008
Independent terminal evaluation:NEPAL Environmentally sound management and disposal of PCBs
Analysis Of Menstrual Hygiene Practices in Nepal: the Role of WASH in Schools Programme for Girls Education 2016
Analysis Of Menstrual Hygiene Practices in Nepal: the Role of WASH in Schools Programme for Girls Education 2016
Global Sanitation Fund Programme Nepal (Brochure)
SANI NEWS A Quaterly e-bulletin of Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Programme Nepal October-December 2012 Vol. 1 Issue 3 FIVE VDCs ARE DECLARED AS ODF WITH GSF SUPPORT
Waste Water Management Plan for Madhyapur Thimi Municipality
WASH Cluster- Nepal Contingency Plan on Flood and Landslide Scenario (Version 3 July 2011)
Constructed Wetlands Manual
Status and Strategy for Faecal Sludge Management in The Kathmandu Valley
Trends In Sustainable Development: Chemicals, Mining, Transport And Waste Management
Changing Communities, Changing Lives
In The Know - UNDP Nepal Newsletter - Issue 43, July 2010
Sani News - Vol. 4 Issue 2 (July-December 2015)
Food Wastage Footprint & Climate Change
Sani News - Vol. 1, Issue 3 (October-December 2012)
UN Park Cleaning on the occasion of UN Day
Dr. Jos Vandelaer Cleaning UN Park on UN Day
Cleaning UN Park on UN Day
UN Park Cleaning Event
Event UN Park Cleaning
Cleaning UN Park on UN Day
Eco-Friendly Living for a Sustainable Planet (Brochure)
74th UN Day 2019
74th UN Day 2019
Sani News - Vol. 1 Issue 2 (July-September 2012)
Nutritional Impact of the Child Grant - An Evidence from Karnali Zone, Nepal
#54 UN Essay 2015: My United Nations- A Vision For The Future
Lessons from Nepal: How do you prepare for a disaster? [YouTube]
Sphere Revision – Shelter, Settlement and NFI Chapter (2010 Edition)
Ground-breaking Effort: Upgrading Water and Sanitation Services
हरित आवास - नेपालमा दिगो आवास प्रबर्धन
United Nations Nepal Information Platform Web Site Re-development Strategy Report.
UNV Newsletter Nepal - Issue 1
कौसी खेती तालिम निर्देशिका पुस्तिका
Sani News: A Six Month E-Bulletin of Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) Programme Nepal
#29 UN Essay 2015: United Nation
Global Sanitation Fund Programme In Nepal ( December 2014)
Sanitation and Hygiene - Case Study #7
UN Newsletter - Vol. 30 (Dec 2010)
Cities of Opportunity: Partnerships for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future
Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal : Flagship Programmes : The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium ( October 2010 )
Light Review of UNICEF Nepal Sanitation Marketing Program
Joint Oped: A Plastic World
National Disaster Response Framework
Equity in School Water and Sanitation Overcoming Exclusion and Discrimination in South Asia
Ghachok VDC: Towards Total Sanitation
UN Newsletter-Vol. 61 (Oct-Nov 2016)
My SDGs, my responsibility
FINAL EVALUATION REPORT
Nepal : A Brief about the country
New UN Websites & publications UN In General
74th UN Day 2019
74th UN Day 2019
UNDAF Annual Report 2017.
Sustainable Development Goals Baseline Report of Province No. Five
In The Know - UNDP Nepal Newsletter - Issue 57 September 2011
UN Newsletter - Vol. 37 (August 2011)
Decentralize Planning for the Child Programme; Achham Districts Development Committee Nepal: Baseline Survey Report
Community-level Wastewater Management
Marking World Habitat Day 2012 in Nepal
Monthly Report - September 2014 UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, Nepal
Nepal - Country Fact Sheet 2009
United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Annual Report (2008)
United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Annual Report (2012)
Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
Community Infrastructure Development in Urban Area - Creating Jobs While Improving Low-Income Urban Settlements
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017, Nepal
UN Newsletter - Vol. 76 (May-June 2019)
UN Newsletter - Vol. 73 (Nov-Dec 2018)
UN Newsletter - Vol. 72 (Sep-Oct 2018)
UN Newsletter - Vol. 75 (Mar-Apr 2019)
Development of Manufacturing Industries in Nepal
PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR URBAN ENVIRONMENT (PPUE)
Nepal In Short
Evaluation Of Community Management Of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM): Nepal Country Case Study
Newsletter Simsar: News in Brief- Vol 3 (April 2009)
Facility Based Assessment for Reproductive Health Commodities and Services
Methodologies for Mapping the Poor, Gender Assessment & Initial Environmental Examination
100 result(s) found.