|Environmental Impact of Sudden Population Displacements - Expert Consultation on Priority Policy Issues and Humanitarian Aid (European Commission Humanitarian Office, 1995, 28 p.)|
|6. AN APPEAL FOR URGENT POLICY ATTENTION|
|6.2. Time framework and policy parameters|
- Encourage host governments and humanitarian agencies to include environmental concerns in the selection of sites and sizes of refugee settlements;
- Establish inter-agency task force (possibly on regional level) to develop environmental policy guidelines for situations of displaced populations;
- Establish policies for sourcing of fuel and construction material;
- Include environmental concerns in handbooks, manuals, training, technical guidelines.