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04 Apr 2018 description

Dan Stothart, Regional Humanitarian Affairs Officer for UN Environment in Latin America and the Caribbean, gives a first-hand account from Brazil’s Roraima State.

“I feel like an animal!” she told me. I could see a tear in her eye. She told me that she previously lived comfortably in Venezuela. I wasn’t sure whether she had been wealthy, or was emphasising her previous level of comfort to try to salvage some dignity. It didn’t really matter. She was sleeping in a tent, on a public roundabout, with 900 other people.

06 Dec 2010 description

New Report Puts Climate Change in Graphic Detail for Latin America and the Caribbean

Vital Climate Change Graphics shows impact of changing conditions and possibilities for climate action

Cancun (Mexico), 6 December 2010 - The climate change challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean have been laid out in graphic detail in a new publication by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

30 Dec 1999 description

Tabla de Contenido
I. Objetivo de la Misión
II. Antecedentes
III. Misión de Campo
IV. Conclusiones
V. Recomendaciones
Anexo Lista de Personas Contactadas

I. Objetivo de la Misión

1. Realizar una evaluación ambiental preliminar de los efectos causados por las inundaciones en Venezuela, presentar recomendaciones y sugerencias de prioridades de acción.

2. La misión fue llevada a cabo en respuesta a la solicitud del Sr. Jesús Arnaldo Pérez, Ministro de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Renovables de Venezuela.

22 Dec 1999 description

Jointly issued by UNEP and Habitat
For use as information. Not an official record