Environmental Publications Available from UNHCR

The following publications are available from UNHCR.

1. Policy

2. Handbooks

3. General

  • Environmental Considerations for Camp Phase-out and Closure: A UNHCR Plan of Action, UNHCR Geneva, 2009
  • Environmental Perspectives of Camp Phase-out and Closure: A Compendium of Lessons Learned from Africa, UNHCR Geneva, 2009
  • Practicing and Promoting Sound Environmental Management in Refugee/Returnee Operations - Papers presented at an International Workshop, Geneva, 22-25 October 2001. UNHCR, Geneva, 2002 [Also available in French.]
  • Caring for Refugees - Caring for the Environment. UNHCR, Geneva, 2001. [Also available in French and Spanish.]
  • Refugee Operations and Environmental Management: Key Principles for Decision-Making. UNHCR, Geneva, 1998. [Also available in French.]
  • Refugee Operations and the Environmental Management: Selected Lessons Learned. UNHCR, Geneva, 1998. [Also available in French.]
  • Partnership Workshop: Environmental Management of Refugee Operations. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, 20-22 September 1997. UNHCR, Geneva, 1998.
  • Environmentally Friendlier Procurement Guidelines and Background Paper. UNHCR, Geneva, 1997. [Also available in French.]
  • Refugees and the Environment. Caring for the Future. UNHCR, Geneva, 1997. [Also available in French and Spanish.]
  • MUIGAI, Kibe. 1997. Refugee Environmental Education Pilot Project in Kenya (REEPP-KENYA): Project Report. UNHCR, Nairobi and Geneva.
  • UMLAS, Elizabeth. 1996. Household Energy Use in Refugee Camps of Eastern Zaire and Tanzania: The Experiences of UNHCR and Its Implementing Partners. In: Boiling Point (June 1996, no. 37), Intermediate Technology (UK).
  • UMLAS, Elizabeth. 1996. The Experience of UNHCR and Its Partners with Solar Cookers in Refugee Camps. UNHCR, Geneva
  • IOM, 1996 International Symposium on Environmentally Induced Population Displacements and Environmental Impacts Resulting from Mass Migrations. October 1996. International Organization for Migration, Geneva, 1996.
  • OWEN, Matthew and M. BARUGAHARE. 1996. Energy Consumption in the Refugee-Hosting Areas of Kagera Regions, Tanzania: Status and Trends. UNHCR, Geneva.
  • ROSS, Bernard. 1996. Environmentally Friendlier Procurement. Specifications for: Potentially Hazardous Chemical Materials, Ozone Depleting Substances, Office Paper and Computer Equipment, Cooking Equipment, Asbestos. UNHCR, Geneva.
  • RUZICKA, Ivan. 1995. Economic and Financial Assessment of UNHCR's Environmental Policies. UNHCR, Geneva.
  • TALBOT, Christopher. 1995. Refugee Environmental Education: A Concept Paper. UNHCR, Geneva. [Also available in French.]
  • BOUCHARDY, Jean Yves. 1995. Development of a GIS System in UNHCR for Environmental, Emergency, Logistic and Planning Purposes. UNHCR, Geneva.

4. Newsletters: Environment in UNHCR:

  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 7, Issue 2, UNHCR, Geneva, December 2002
  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 7, Issue 2, UNHCR, Geneva, October 2002
  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 7, Issue 1, UNHCR, Geneva, June 2002
  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 6, Issue 1, UNHCR, Geneva, June 2001
  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 5, Issue 2, UNHCR, Geneva, December 2000
  • Environment in UNHCR. Volume 5, Issue 1, UNHCR, Geneva, April 2000
  • Environmental News. A Newsletter of UNHCR's Environment Unit. Volume 2 (ii). UNHCR, Geneva, 1997. [Also available in French and Spanish.]