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Joint Initiative On Sustainable Humanitarian Assistance Packaging Waste Management

Initiatives

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)

Initiatives

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…

Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA)

Initiatives

The Rapid Environmental Assessment Tool (REA) is a methodology for rapidly assessing and analyzing the environmental context of a particular crisis or disaster. When applied, it enables strategic and efficient response planning to mitigate identified priority environmental risks. The Rapid Environmental Assessment process has been successfully applied in numerous…

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 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

Initiatives

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

Contribute to EHA Connect

Initiatives

EHA Connect is an online platform developed by the…

The Story Behind The EEC Logo

News

The Environmental Emergencies Centre is a knowledge hub for experts working…

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