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Humanitarian Action and the Environment

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Disasters and conflicts, as well as relief and recovery operations, impact the environment in ways that threaten human life, health, livelihoods and security. Failure to address these risks can undermine the relief process, causing additional loss of life, displacement, aid dependency and increased vulnerability. Disaster managers and humanitarian workers can take action to avoid this. This document helps to explain how.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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