COVID-19 and the nature-health-nexus

Mr. Sonam P. Wangdi
The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.
In April 2020, Hurricane Harold, a category 5 cyclone made landfall in the Pacific.
Since the COVID-19 emergence in Asia late 2019, the virus has spread to every continent, except Antarctica.
In January 2019, the Green Climate Fund approved readiness funding to further advance Bhutan’s NAP process with a focus on water as a cross-cutting adaptation issue with the support of UNDP.
Good connectivity infrastructure such as reliable internet is still a huge challenge in the LDCs.



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