Refugee Operations and Environmental Management: Selected Lessons Learned

This document is intended to serve as a Sourcebook - a compilation of selected environmental
practices and lessons learned from past refugee operations. It is not exhaustive. Based on a series
of case studies from various refugee operations in 10 different countries in Africa and South Asia,
this Sourcebook is an output of the TSEMPRAA (Towards Sustainable Environmental
Management Practices in Refugee-Affected Areas) activity carried out in 1997-1998, with the sup-
port of the governments of Japan, the Netherlands and the United States