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West Bank and Gaza - Avian And Human Influenza Prevention and Control Project : environmental assessment : Environmental assessment and environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Avian and Human Influenza Prevention and Control Project for West Bank and Gaza is to minimize the threat posed to humans and domestic poultry by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) infection, as well as to prepare for control and respond to influenza pandemic, including minimization of the loss of income through compensation. Negative impacts include: construction related impacts form limited civil works financed part of upgrading priority infrastructure; poses risks of spreading the virus and of exposure of personnel; pose risks of spreading the virus and of exposure of personnel; dust generated during excavation; loss of soil quality in excavation; risk of dissemination of the virus during movement and transport of manure; and risk of groundwater pollution. Mitigation measures include: i) regular supervision of construction activities will include monitoring the implementation of International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) standards; ii) policy and operating procedures, manual for collecting dead wild birds, use of personnel protective equipment (PPE), decontamination equipment and procedures in place; iii) collection and transport in closed containers; iv) suppress dust with water close off site with fence; v) use excavated soil in cover; vi) proper transport equipment; and vii) verify procedures and training manuals.

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The United Nations Development Programme / Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People

West Bank and Gaza - Avian And Human Influenza Prevention and Control Project : environmental assessment : Environmental assessment and environmental management plan (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/995131468140639992/Environmental-assessment-and-environmental-management-plan