TITLE

CLIMATE CHANGE OVERWHELMING DISASTER RELIEF

AUTHOR(S)
Presse, Agence France
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/11/2008, Issue 989, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the warning of the humanitarian groups that the climatic change is overwhelming the capacity of relief agencies to cope with people made sick or homeless by natural disasters. Kasidis Rochanakorn, head of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, states that the capacity of relief agencies has been overwhelmed, thus the burden is getting heavier. It is indicated that the climatic change is a global issue but its impacts are felt locally.
ACCESSION #
36439399

 

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