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ProAct Network helps vulnerable communities improve resilience to disasters, climate change, and humanitarian crises through sustainable environmental management.

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Available on our website: Factsheets on key points of environmental management in humanitarian help, published in Arabic and English languages
 

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Field Perspectives: ProAct member, Charles Kelly has been helping provide environmental guidance for cleanup and recovery in Western Sumatra.

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Field Perspectives: Martin Bjerregaard, a waste specialist and Member of ProAct, has recently returned from Haiti.

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Clara Ariza, a dryland specialist and Programme Officer with ProAct, has recently returned from Darfur

Field Perspectives: Clara Ariza, a dryland specialist and Programme Officer with ProAct, has recently returned from Darfur.

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Environmental Assessment Tools for Disaster Relief Operations

Available on our website: Environmental Assessment Tools for Disaster Relief Operations

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Environmental Management and Disaster Risk Reduction: Key publications

Available on our website: Environmental Management and Disaster Risk Reduction: Key publications

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Environment Training Modules for Emergency Shelter Experts

Available on our website: Environment Training Modules for Emergency Shelter Experts.

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Practitioner’s Resource Kit: Environmental Management in Humanitarian Operations

Available our website: Practitioner’s Resource Kit: Environmental Management in Humanitarian Operations.

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The emergency phase of a humanitarian operation often places great stress on the environment

The emergency phase of a humanitarian operation often places great stress on the environment as trees are cut for fuel and to support shelters, and foliage is collected to serve as a roof.

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A considerable amount of “waste” is generated during a conflict or following a natural disaster

A considerable amount of “waste” is generated during a conflict or following a natural disaster, much of which can be recovered and recycled, with benefits to local communities.

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When refugees first settled in Bonga refugee camp, western Ethiopia, the area was heavily forested and hosted diverse wildlife. Fifteen years later, at the closure of the camp, the environmental footprint of the refugee operation extended up to 40 kilometres from the camp, with serious deforestation evident.

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Providing people with access to safe drinking water is often a challenge in emergency situations

Providing people with access to safe drinking water is often a challenge in emergency situations, Lac Vert IDP Camp, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Responsible clean-up and closure of camps is required

Almost 20 years after this site in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo was "closed", an abandoned pit latrine - one of many - remains, posing a serious hazard to people, livestock and wildlife in the region. Responsible clean-up and closure of camps is required.

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discussions focused heavily on the amount of fuelwood being consumed by households

Focus Group Discussion taking place in Gihinga refugee camp, where discussions focused heavily on the amount of fuelwood being consumed by households.

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Field level data was gathered as part of the review through a range of tools that included key informant and household surveys, as well as focus groups discussions

Field level data was gathered as part of the review through a range of tools that included key informant and household surveys, as well as focus groups discussions. Here an introductory meeting is being held with Sheikhs and Omdas in Ardamata IDP Camp in Geneina, West Darfur.

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New events organised by ProAct Network PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:54

Humanitarian and Military Better Practices Exchanges 

Reducing Environmental Impacts and Improving Outcomes

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Two exchange meetings in Washington and Geneva  to exchange on environmental policies, practices and experience between the military and humanitarian communities to improve the overall effectiveness of humanitarian assistance by reducing the potential for negative environmental impacts of this assistance.
For more information and registration please follow the link  www.greenhumanitarian.com 
Last Updated ( Monday, 30 September 2013 09:57 )