UN donates US$1 million to Namibia for combating climate change
Last update: 12/06/2019
WINDHOEK (Namibia), June 12 (Bernama) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday donated 15 million Namibian dollars (US$1 million) to Namibia to assist the country in combating climate change, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting UN’s representative to Namibia Rachel Odede.
"The UN joins member states in finding ways of combating climate change. We are in full support together with our agencies in finding ways to fight challenges associated with climate change," Rachel Odede said.
UN's grant comes at a time when Namibia has experienced persistent drought for years. Last month, the Namibian government declared a state of emergency over drought.