Environment and Humanitarian Action

The document highlights the critical integration of environmental considerations into humanitarian efforts. It emphasizes the importance of this integration in enhancing the effectiveness, sustainability, and accountability of humanitarian operations. The document outlines the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Joint Unit's role in this regard, detailing their services and strategies to address environmental issues in humanitarian actions. This includes mobilizing experts, developing tools, conducting assessments, and advocating policies at the intersection of environment and emergencies.