January 29

New UN Database to Help Countries Tap Climate ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund

When top-strength Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, bringing a big storm surge, torrential rain and howling winds, roads, bridges and the power network were obliterated.

The US island territory – which was already suffering an economic recession – came to a standstill amid electricity outages, severe flooding, and food and water shortages.

Photo courtesy of Direct Relief.

Source: Eco-Business (link opens in a new window)

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