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Scoping for Humanitarian Packaging Waste Environmental Assessment

Initiatives

This scoping mission conducted by USAID and 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 plastics and…

The Environmental Experts’ Hub (EEHub)

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The Environmental Experts Hub (EE Hub) provides practical guidance to experts deploying on 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…

Contribute to EHA Connect

Initiatives

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) 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+ tool Piloting in Zambia

Initiatives

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

Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA)

Initiatives

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

IKI Project – An International Climate Initiative

Initiatives

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

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