The Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action: A Joint Initiative, is a collaborative effort among the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) /Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Joint Environment Unit (JEU) that aims at improving lives and livelihoods through the coordination between environment and humanitarian actors.
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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) work with partners to promote the integration of environmental issues across all elements of humanitarian response. They do this through the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU), which offers the following services. Learn More >
U.S. foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad. Learn More >
USA for UNHCR helps and protects refugees and people displaced by violence, conflict and persecution. Supporting UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency – and its partners, your gift provides lifesaving essentials including shelter, water, food, safety and protection. Around the world, we help refugees survive, recover and build a better future. Learn More >
For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature. Learn More about WWF and humanitarian partnerships and the Environment and Disaster Management Programme.
The MSB is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsibility. Responsibility refers to measures taken before, during and after an emergency or crisis. MSB works via knowledge enhancement, support, training, exercises, regulation, supervision and our own operations; in close cooperation with the municipalities, county councils, other authorities, the private sector and various organisations; to achieve greater security and safety at all levels of society, from local to global. Learn More >
The Global Environmental Management Support Project (GEMS) provides on-demand environmental compliance, management, capacity-building and sound design support to USAID's Environmental Officers, to USAID Missions and other operating units, and to their projects and programs. Learn More >
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network. Harnessing the experience, resources and reach of its 1,300 Member organisations, IUCN has established itself as the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it. Its experts focus on species survival, environmental law, protected areas, social and economic policy, ecosystem management, and education and communication. Learn more >
The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. NRC works in crises across 31 countries, where they help save lives and rebuild futures. Read more