New publication on the Costs of Fuelling Humanitarian Aid
Photo: A convoy of trucks delivers humanitarian aid in Jordan. Credit: Robert Arcidiacono
As humanitarian crises become more protracted and aid budgets face unprecedented scrutiny, agencies could save millions by switching …Read More
Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace Massive Open Online Course
Today is also the occasion to highlight that UN Environment has teamed up with the Environmental Law Institute, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Duke University, the University of California …Read More
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment …Read More
What role do women play in disaster risk governance?
Photo: Lourdes Ardón | UNDAC
Women play a significant role in disaster response and recovery stages specifically at household level. However, their roles in organizational decision making, particularly in disaster …Read More
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) completes project to assess the use of tree products by refugees in Uganda
Photo: World Agroforestry Centre/ Clement Okia
This project, titled “Sustainable use of natural resources and energy in the refugee context”, is the first …Read More
EEC 2018 Quarterly Newsletter #2
Our second newsletter is out!
The Environmental Emergencies Centre Newsletter provides users with valuable updates about the EEC, delivered straight to their inbox! The newsletter includes stories about recent missions, announcements, new features of the …Read More
New Open-source Blog on Oil Pollution in Libya
In his latest open-source blog, Wim Zwijnenburg, the Humanitarian Disarmament Project for the dutch NGO PAX, looks at the attacks against oil infrastructure in Libya.
“In the areas around oil terminals at …Read More
Team of Experts Deployed to the Ituango Dam in Colombia
A team of three technical experts, supported by a UN Environment team leader, will be deployed between Monday 21 May and Wednesday 23 May for two weeks. A fourth technical …Read More
Activation of Working Group on Remote Environmental Analysis for Humanitarian Action
As part of its collaboration with the Joint Initiative (Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action) project, the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit activated its pilot Working …Read More