Monday, January 21, 2008

Climate change "great threat to humanity"

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says climate change is fundamentally altering the global humanitarian agenda.
In response, the Geneva-based agency is launching an appeal worth SFr 326 million ($292 million) for 2008 and 2009. Approximately 75 per cent of the budget will be dedicated to disaster preparedness and health care initiatives that are community-based.

Read entire article, go to: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/feature/Climate_change_great_threat_to_humanity.html?siteSect=104&sid=8647085&cKey=1200912802000&ty=nd