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Disasters and conflicts - policy and field updates July - December 2012

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UNEP Disasters and Conflicts Sub-Programme

Minimizing threats to human well-being from the environmental causes and consequences of disasters and conflicts is a priority area for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Its Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme is comprised of four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, environmental cooperation for peacebuilding and disaster risk reduction. While the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB) coordinates the theme across UNEP, the regional offices, other divisions and several inter-agency partnerships are instrumental in its implementation.

  • Post-Crisis Environmental Assessment
  • Post-Crisis Environmental Recovery
  • Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • The Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC)
  • Publications–recentreleases