New course for aid workers on disasters and environment

A flooded area in Marikina, Philippines caused by Typhoon Ondoy. The U.N. Environment Program opened a new graduate course that combines ecosystem studies with disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. Ernie Penaredondo / Global Water Partnership / CC BY-NC-SA

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    Carlos Santamaria

    As associate editor for breaking news, Carlos Santamaria supervises Devex's Manila-based news team and the creation of our daily newsletter. Carlos joined Devex after a decade working for international wire services Reuters, AP, Xinhua, EFE and Philippine social news network Rappler in Madrid, Beijing, Manila, New York and Bangkok. During that time, he also covered natural disasters on the ground in Myanmar and Japan.

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