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[email protected] is helping communities in Haiti switch to sustainable livelihoods: #action2015

.@UNEP is helping communities in Haiti switch to sustainable livelihoods: #action2015

PE 1 Title The coastal area surrounding the town of Les Cayes in the South Department of Haiti has suffered from extreme environmental degradation due to flooding and storm surges. PE 2 Title On 12 January 2010 Haiti was hit by the most powerful earthquake to strike this Caribbean nation in 200 years. PE 3 Title UNEP is working on marine and coastal ecosystem management in the South Department of Haiti with the local fishing communities. PE 4 Title UNEP is supporting the implementation of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development initiatives in Haiti. PE 5 Title Haiti’s rich coastline is home to mangrove forests, coral reefs, sandy beaches, seagrass beds and internationally protected species such as manatees, sea turtles and flamingos. PE 6 Title Hurricane Sandy hit Haiti in October 2012, devastating vast swathes of the Haitian landscape. PE 7 Title Hurricane S...

Full article: http://unep.org/disastersandconflicts/CountryOperations/H...

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