UNGA: More on Climate and Disease

28 Sep 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW YORK, NY, United States

Government representatives from a number of developing and least developed countries have spoken at the General Assembly of the United Nations about challenges related to water.A number of speakers expressed concern about the impact of climate change and the lack of sustainable climate financing. Prime Minister Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini of Swaziland said: “The negative impact of climate change has become a thorn in our economy.”It had depleted the country’s limited financial resources, killed an alarming number of livestock and destroyed most of the ecosystem. A serious reduction in the amount of water has exacerbated food insecurity, and Swaziland has declared the drought a national disaster...

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