Fiji Cyclone Winston 2016

TC Winston: Environmental Issues

Environment and Disaster Management Platform is an online community of practice to connect, learn, innovate and advance environmentally responsible disaster response and risk reduction. There you will find a short note on environmental issues related to the Fiji Cyclone Winston humanitarian response: http://envirodm.org/portfolio/learning-and-analysis/

This document was put together by the WWF Environment and Disasters Help Desk. WWF’s regional PIC office in based on Fiji.

Also note that the WWF Environment and Disasters Help Desk (http://envirodm.org/portfolio/envirodm/) is available to support any Shelter Cluster partner or other organization on getting guidance and answers on response and recovery related environmental issues. The web link has details of how to access the support.

Useful Links:

EMERGENCY MARKET MAPPING AND ANALYSIS TOOLKIT - useful to assess sources, supply and demand for wood (and other construction materials)  

Documents (7)

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The State of Asbestos in the Pacific Description: Following the recent completion of a regional asbestos baseline survey, detailed information about...

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[ 3.73M ] PDF 2016 05 20
Copper-Chrome-Arsenic (CCA) Treated Timber

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  • Environment
[ 0.09M ] PDF 2016 03 10
Environmental Resources for Shelter Cluster Fiji_March 2016

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  • Environment
[ 0.33M ] PDF 2016 03 10
2016.03.02 Cyclone Winston - Fiji Environmental Issues

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  • Environment
[ 0.17M ] PDF 2016 03 02
National Guidelines for Disaster Waste Management in Fiji - Asbestos Description: Post-disaster asbestos safety and collection guidelines (reproduced from the SPREP Regional...

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  • Environment
  • Rubble Removal
[ 0.09M ] PDF 2011 01 01
Asbestos in Emergencies Description: This booklet is a simple and practical guide for transitional settlement and reconstruction...

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  • Environment
[ 0.94M ] PDF 2010 03 03
Timber treatment Chemical safe use guidance note Description: Guidance on the appropriate selection and safe use of chemical methods to protect timber [ 1.28M ] PDF