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close this bookEnvironmentally-Induced Population Displacements and Environmental Impacts Resulting from Mass Migrations (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) / Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados (ACNUR), 1996, 128 p.)
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Documents Made Available at the Symposium

Refugees and Host Environments

a review of current and related literature
For Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Thomas Hoerz, visiting Study Fellow, Refugee Studies Programme, University of
August 1995

American Diplomacy and the Global Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century

Address by Secretary of State Warren Christopher
US Department of State, Office of the Spokesman
Stanford University
April 9, 1996

Draft Programme of Action

Regional Conference to Address the Problems of Refugees, Displaced Persons,
Other Forms of Involuntary Displacement and Returnees in the Countries of the
Commonwealth of Independent States and Relevant Neighboring States
April 3, 1996

The Hour of Departure

Forces that Create Refugees and Migrants
Hal Kane
Worldwatch Institute, Washington, USA

US Foreign Policy and the United Nations System

Chapter 6: Refugees, Displaced Person and the United Nations System
The American Assembly, Columbia University
Charles William Maynes and Richard S. Williamson - editors
W.W. Norton & Company

Inter-agency Task Force on Internally Displaced Persons

Terms of Reference
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
May, 1995

Statement of UN Humanitarian Organizations on the Multi-donor Evaluation of Emergency Assistance to Rwanda

March 1996

The Almeria Statement on Desertification and Migration

Interim Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification

The Bellagio Statement on Humanitarian Action in the Post Cold War Era

Bellagio, Italy
RPG, Washington, USA
May 1992

Challenges of Demobilization and Reintegration

Background Paper and Conference Summary
New York, June 1994

Migration and the Environment

June 1992

Development of a GIS System in UNHCR for Environmental, Emergency, Logistic and Planning Purposes

Jean-Yves Bouchardy
Office of the Senior Coordinator on Environmental Affairs, Programme Policy Unit,
Geneva, 1995

Final Report of the Working Group on Environment

Office of the Senior Coordinator on Environmental Affairs, Programme Policy Unit,
Geneva, 1995

Central Africa’s Forests

The Second Greatest Forest System on Earth
Kirk Talbott
Centre for International Development and Environment
A report from World Resources Institute
January 1993

L’Aide des Donneurs en Faveur du Développement des Capacités dans le Domaine de l’Environnement/Donor Assistance to Capacity Development in Environment

Development Co-operation Guidelines Series/Lignes directrices sur la coopération pour le développement
OCDE, CAD (Comité d’Aide au Développement/Development Assistance Committee)

Aerial Photographs as a Communication Tool in Participatory Land Use Planning

International Institute for Aerospace Surveys and Earth Sciences (ITC)
Dr Susanne M.E. Groten
Enschede, the Netherlands

UNGA Declaration on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations

Scientific and Technical Committee (STC)
IDNDR (International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction)
Moscow, 11-14 March 1996

The Map Maker Project - Demystifying GIS

IUCN Programme on Strategies for Sustainability
Gland, Switzerland, September 1995

Ecological Housing

Aluronda Convertible and Ronda - The Forest Saver
Interplan Norway A.S.
Oslo, Norway, 1995

From the Ground Up: Sustainable Development in the Face of Disaster/Repartir sur des bases solide: Poursuivre le Développement même a la suite d’une Catastrophe

The Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Fund
Canadian Council for International Cooperation

Cap sur Terre - Une introduction à la Convention sur la lutte contre la désertification - sa raison d'être et ce qu’elle apporte de nouveau.

Centre pour notre Avenir à Tous en collaboration avec le Secrétariat de la
Convention sur la lutte contre la désertification
Geneva, Switzerland, July 1995

Meeting Energy Requirements in Refugee Situations

A case study in household and institutional energy interventions in Goma, Zaire and
Dadaab, Kenya
The challenge of linking relief - Interventions to development concepts
Muiruri J. Kimani
GTZ, North-Kivu, Goma, Zaire

Disaster Prevention for Sustainable Development

Economic and Policy Issues
Edited by Mohan Munasinghe and Caroline Clarke
IDNDR and The World Bank
Washington, USA, 1995

Farming Systems, Resource Management and Household Coping Strategies in Northern Ethiopia

Report of a social and agro-ecological baseline study in Central Tigray
Prepared by the Relief Society of Tigray (REST) in collaboration with NORAGRIC at the Agricultural University of Norway

Informal Settlements, Environmental Degradation, and Disaster Vulnerability

The Turkey Case Study
Edited by Ronald Parker, Alcira Kreimer and Mohan Munasinghe
The World Bank and The International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR)
Washington, 1995

Participatory Systems to Mitigate Environmental Degradation in Refugee Hosting Areas of East Africa

A report prepared by Thomas Hoerz, Muiruri J. Kimani and Dr Wanjira Muthoni for the United Nations Environment Programme
Nairobi, January 1996

Mauritania - 1994 Annual Report

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service
Geneva, Switzerland, 1995

Emergency Settlement: Unsustainable Development

Krisno Nimpuno
Disaster and Emergency Reference Center
Delft, the Netherlands, 1995

First African Sub-Regional Workshop on Natural Disaster Reduction

Conducted by the UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Gaborone, Botswana
28 November to 2 December 1994
Geneva, Switzerland, 1996

Yokohama Strategy and Plan of Action fora Safer World

Guidelines for Natural Disaster Prevention, Preparedness and Mitigation
World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction
Yokohama, Japan, 23-27 May 1994
Geneva, Switzerland, 1995

Conozcamos los Desastres Naturales

Juegos proyectos para tus amigos para ti
Una publición de Stop Disasters para el Decenio Internacional para la reducción de los Desastres Naturales
Geneva, Switzerland, 1995

NAPS Product Guide - Solar Energy Systems for Rural and Emergency Applications

NESTE, Advanced Power Systems
NAPS International
Espoo, Finland
Tel 358 04501

Using Remote Sensing Data to Monitor Land Cover Changes near Afghan Refugee Camps in Northern Pakistan

Mahtab A. Lodhi, Fernando Echavarria, Chris Keithly
A manuscript submitted to GEOCARTO International for Review

Linkages between Dryland Degradation and Migration

Extracted from a draft report prepared for the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Research Institute for Social
Development (UNRISD) by Daniel Stiles -1995
Edited by Elizabeth Migongo-Bake
Nairobi, Kenya

Refugee Environmental Education - A Concept Paper

Prepared by Christopher Talbot
Office of the Senior Coordinator on Environmental Affairs
Geneva, Switzerland, July 1995

Developing Environmental Capacity. A Framework for Donor Involvement. OECD Documents Series, OECD, 1995

Migration and Development: New Partnerships for Co-Operation, OECD, Paris, 1994 Guidelines for Aid Agencies on Involuntary Displacement and Resettlement in Development Projects, Guidelines on Aid and Environment No 3, OECD/DAC 1992

Guidelines for Aid Agencies on Disaster Mitigation, Guidelines on Aid and Environment No. 7, OECD/DAC 1994