Preparedness and response

We help countries and communities prepare for crisis, and we intervene in the aftermath of crisis to identify acute environmental risks.

We also support efforts by peacekeeping and humanitarian actors to reduce their environmental footprint.

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High-level advisory committee endorses innovative new project in Sudan

Khartoum – UN Environment, Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Environment, UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and other key federal institutions in Sudan came together for the first advisory committee meeting…

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