Released: Monday, November 8, 2021 – 4:40 PM | Last Updated: Monday, November 8, 2021 – 4:40 p.m.
The United Kingdom on Monday announced new support of up to £ 274 million to strengthen the vulnerability of vulnerable communities and economies against the effects of climate change and promote low carbon growth in the Indo-Pacific region.
It came during the twenty-sixth session of the Parties Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland.
COP26’s official website, “Climate Action for Vulnerable Asia” is a 7-year program to provide projects in areas known for improving climate resilience, including fundraising for climate fundraising, water conservation improvements, and conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity. , And helps vulnerable communities to lead local adaptation efforts.
In partnership with governments, regional organizations, cities, communities and the private sector, this new regional plan will promote naturalistic solutions, improve climate change policy and planning, and improve weather and climate forecasting services.
The project aims to support up to 14.4 million people in response to climate change.
Amanda Milling, Britain’s Minister of Climate Change, said: “Climate change does not respect borders. Countries in the Indo – Pacific region are at the forefront of the climate crisis, and vulnerable communities are threatened by rising seas, frequent hurricanes and droughts.”
This new UK support – which is being provided by various regional partners – will help communities, cities and governments strengthen their resilience to climate change and encourage lower carbon growth, he said.
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