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Bidibidi Refugee Settlement: Environmental Scoping Report and Recommendations

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The report presents the results of a September 2019 environmental scoping mission by the UN Environment Programme / OCHA Joint Environment Unit (JEU) and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The Bidibidi Refugee Settlement is located in the West Nile Area of Uganda, and is home to over 270,000…

Joint Initiative On Sustainable Humanitarian Assistance Packaging Waste Management

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Humanitarian assistance demands continue to rise in parallel with an increasingly urgent and underfunded global solid waste management crisis. This waste management crisis disproportionately affects countries that commonly receive humanitarian assistance, many of which often lack sufficient infrastructure or management systems to handle the country’s regularly produced solid waste, let…

The Environmental Experts’ Hub (EEHub)

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The Environmental Experts Hub (EEHub) provides practical guidance to experts deploying for environmental emergency preparedness and response missions through the UN Environment / OCHA Joint Unit (JEU). On this page, you will find all the necessary information, guidance, tools and training materials in preparation for…

Contribute to EHA Connect

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EHA Connect is an online platform developed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit which works to strengthen the links between humanitarian and environmental spheres. The platform allows environmental actors to get involved in disaster management activities and provides an opportunity for humanitarian actors to mainstream environmental concerns…

Join EHA, the tool connecting Environment and Humanitarian Action

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The Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA)…

NEAT+ tool Piloting in Zambia

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The Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+) is a tool developed…

Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA)

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

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