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UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) Missions in 2016

Initiatives

The UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU) facilitated 10 MISSIONS IN 2016, providing support and expertise on environmental emergency assessments, and conducting training that delivers knowledge and understanding of effective response to environmental emergencies. JEU also provided technical experts with specialized skills to UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) missions. Assistance was…

MOOC – Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace

Initiatives

Natural resources and the environment as a vehicle for peace. Conflicts over natural resources and the environment are among the greatest challenges in 21st-century geopolitics. These conflicts present serious threats to human security at both the national and local levels. Natural resources and the environment can nonetheless serve as a…

Join EHA, the tool connecting Environment and Humanitarian Action

Initiatives

The Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) Network was established in 2013 with the objective to mainstream environmental considerations in humanitarian action. The network seeks to mitigate environmental impacts during humanitarian response and to promote environmentally responsible humanitarian programming. Network members jointly work to advance…

NEAT+ Piloting – Zambia

Initiatives

The Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+) allows humanitarian practitioners implementing projects in crisis settings to quickly gain an overview of the environmental risks associated with their activities. NEAT+ combines information on available environmental sensitivities with site-specific data, allowing project managers to understand environmental sensitivities and implement mitigation measures. NEAT+ is…

Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA)

Initiatives

The Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA) is a methodology for…

Contribute to EHA Connect

Initiatives

EHA Connect is a is an online platform working…

The Story Behind The EEC Logo

News

The Environmental Emergencies Centre is a knowledge hub and a…

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