December 2003
Volume 55    Issue 12

United Nations' emergency preparedness program available to mining industry

Mining Engineering , 2003, Vol. 55, No. 12, pp. 13-14

The Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level (APELL) program is a process that helps people prevent, prepare for and respond appropriately to accidents and emergencies. APELL was developed by the United Nations Environment Program, in cooperation with industry groups, governments and local communities. Since its beginnings in 1988, the program has been implemented in more than 30 countries.

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