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IASC Event on Environment in Humanitarian Action: The Case for Partnerships, Innovation

Humanitarian response to disasters cannot be looked at in isolation from the impact on the environment, said Jesper Lund, Chief of OCHA’s Emergency Services Branch in opening remarks at an Inter Agency Standing Committee event in Geneva on June 7 to introduce the Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action, a joint initiative to improve lives and livelihoods through better coordination between environment and humanitarian actors. Read the full story.