UNEP’s objective under the Disasters and Conflicts subprogramme, one of six priority areas, is to minimize threats to human well-being from the environmental causes and consequences of existing and potential natural and man-made disasters.
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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.