U.N. Agencies Work With Some Countries To Adapt Public Health Systems To Climate Change
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Climate information may be key weapon in fight against Zika spread
“…[Barbados] was one of seven to take part in the first global project on adapting public health systems to climate change, launched by the WHO and the U.N. Development Programme in 2010. Key aims of the work in Barbados were to improve water storage facilities to eliminate mosquitoes, give technical advice on building and maintaining water tanks, and raise public awareness about safe ways to harvest rainwater…” (Rowling, 2/29).