Climate Change and Poverty, a Deadly Cocktail for Dominicans

Inter Press Service: "Nobody mourns the poor, you know." That is the grim conclusion of a resident of La Ciénaga, one of the many poverty-stricken settlements clustered along the banks of the Ozama River in the Dominican capital, and which are at the mercy of the weather. The man has nothing more to say, refusing to have his picture taken or give his name. "I wish they`d take us out of here, find us a safer place," his wife adds, looking out onto the Ozama River, which is almost at the threshold of the makeshift......

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