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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…

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…

IKI Project – An International Climate Initiative

Initiatives

The Adaptation to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan African Humanitarian situations is an inter-agency initiative which aims to strengthen climate change adaptation in target humanitarian hot spots. The project supports vulnerable communities, internally displaced people, refugees and host communities that face climate-related risks in Burundi, Chad and Sudan. The projects involves…

Joint Initiative News Bulletins

Initiatives

The Joint Initiative is a unique, multi-stakeholder project that convenes environmental and humanitarian actors to work together towards minimizing the environmental causes and consequences of crises and improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian aid. The initiative aims to improve coordination between environmental and humanitarian actors with particular focus…

Environmental Emergencies Centre Newsletter 2018

News

The UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit’s Environmental Emergencies Centre…

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

Initiatives

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the…

Radio Story: Hidroituango Dam, Colombia

News

This broadcast by Voces Unidas features the UNEP/OCHA…

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