Articulating social and Environmental policy for post COVID-19 recovery: Environment in COVID-19 Humanitarian response in Latin America and the Caribbean

This document was originally published on the United Nations Environment Program website:
This paper attempts to contextualise UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) programme and policy options in the shorter-term humanitarian phases of the emergency to the reality of the region. It elaborates on healthcare waste management in emergencies, mitigation of environmental impacts of the response, integration of opportunities to advance environmental benefits through the response and Integrating the relationship between environment and humanitarian needs in humanitarian response plans.
This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "COVID-19:Environmental impact", and it is included in the series of Collections supporting response to Covid-19 outbreak. Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.