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Scoping for Humanitarian Packaging Waste Environmental Assessment

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This scoping mission led by USAID in collaboration with the Joint Initiative aims to evaluate existing humanitarian aid delivery systems in order to identify pragmatic, cost-effective approaches to reducing packaging waste during humanitarian interventions. Countries which request humanitarian assistance often have insufficient waste management systems to  handle the…

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…

Join EHA, the tool connecting Environment and Humanitarian Action

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

NEAT+ tool Piloting in Zambia

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The Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+) is a tool developed by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit which 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…

Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA)

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

Contribute to EHA Connect

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EHA Connect is an online platform developed by the…

IKI Project – An International Climate Initiative

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The Adaptation to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan African Humanitarian…

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