Environment and Humanitarian Action in the Age of Global Reform Agendas – Background document

Background documentation from the Environment and Humanitarian Action Network to the Nexus Dialogue. It outlines major humanitarian trends that will shape the future integration of environmental considerations in humanitarian action. Read More

Humanitarian Needs Overview – Annex III – Developing an environmentally sensitive HNO

Download the two page annex here. Integrating… Read More

Scoping Study: Coordinated Assessment for Environmental and Humanitarian Action

Throughout the humanitarian programme cycle of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, a range of guidelines, manuals, toolkits and mechanisms have been developed to support the decision-making assessment process. However, no single mechanism or tool is comprehensive or accepted as standard operating procedure. Furthermore, the extent to which environmental assessments are… Read More

Environmental Emergencies Book – Learning from multilateral response to disasters

The Environmental Emergencies Book by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit compiles the lessons learnt from fifteen years of multilateral disaster responses. Read More

EHA Connect – Integrating Environment in Humanitarian Action

The Environment and Humanitarian Action (EHA) Connect is a tool bringing the humanitarian and environmental communities together to support environmentally sustainable disaster management. Read More

Rapid Environmental Assessment in Disasters (REA) Guidelines

The Rapid Environmental Assessment Guidelines are a tool which allow for defining and prioritizing potential environmental impacts during disaster situations. Read More

The Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (NEAT+)

A rapid environmental screening tool for humanitarian contexts, which allows humanitarian actors to quickly identify issues of environmental concern before designing longer term emergency or recovery interventions. Read More

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