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Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Disasters (Natech) are becoming a growing concern for the international community and both private and public stakeholders. As climate change persists, extreme weather events such as heavy rains, lightening, floods and heatwaves are projected to be increasingly frequent and destructive, jeopardizing communities, livelihoods and industries. Accidents at
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In order to support competent authorities and operators in the practical implementation of the
- Pусский
Опубликовано: Ноябрь 2020 В целях поддержки компетентных органов и операторов в практической реализации Руководящих принципов и надлежащей практики обеспечения эксплуатационной безопасности хвостохранилищ  Агентство по охране окружающей среды Германии (UBA) в 2016 г.
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Parties, beneficiary countries of the Assistance and Cooperation Programme and other countries wishing to implement the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents sometimes face challenges in the interpretation of its provisions. Shedding light on the basic requirements of the Convention, this Guide offers a practical explanation of what compliance with this legal
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These safety guidelines and good practices have been developed to support governments, competent authorities and operators in minimizing the risk of fire and safely retaining firefighting water. They are intended to enhance existing practices and promote harmonized safety standards for firefighting water management and retention, in order to prevent accidental pollution of soil and water,
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The Joint Expert Group was established in 1998 to work on issues related to the prevention of accidental water pollution, in the context of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) and the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Industrial Accidents Convention), both serviced by UNECE. These
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This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for the Management and Retention of Firefighting Water which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on firefighting water retention and UNECE. The Guidelines aim to support governments, competent authorities and operators by enhancing
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This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Oil Terminals which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on oil terminals safety and UNECE. The Guidelines provide a set of principles, recommendations and technical recommendations (including for design, planning, procurement,
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This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Pipelines which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on pipelines safety and UNECE. The Guidelines contain key principles and recommendations for the safe transport of hazardous substances by pipelines. They include specific
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This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Tailings Management Facilities which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on tailings safety and UNECE. The Guidelines provide a set of principles, technical recommendations and good practices that can assist governments and
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The guide was prepared in a major inter-agency effort led by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (formerly known as UNISDR), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), with a substantive contribution from UNECE and several other key agencies and institutions. The publication was
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The Guidance on Land-Use Planning, the Siting of Hazardous Activities and related Safety Aspects has been developed in close cooperation with the constituencies under three legal instruments of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) – the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Industrial Accidents Convention), the Convention on Environmental Impact