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UAE Commits $100M to Climate Disaster Fund

  • Publish date: Thursday، 30 November 2023
UAE Commits $100M to Climate Disaster Fund

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to allocate $100 million to climate disaster fund arrangements, as announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Thursday.

This financial commitment marks a significant stride in addressing the needs of vulnerable communities and fortifying resilience for those grappling with the severe consequences of climate change.

Expressing congratulations to all involved parties for the landmark approval of the climate disaster fund arrangements during COP28, Sheikh Abdullah declared the UAE's pledge of $100 million through a statement on the X social media platform. The fund, dedicated to climate impact response, represents a crucial initiative to alleviate the adverse effects of climate change on communities worldwide.

The UAE's substantial contribution underscores its dedication to global climate action and supporting measures that safeguard populations from environmental challenges.

This financial commitment is poised to play a pivotal role in advancing international efforts to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change, signaling the UAE's active role in addressing the urgent and complex issues posed by the changing climate.