Somalia is absent Warsaw talks, New Climate change tears looms across

12/11/2013( semi-autonomous region of Puntland declares a Natural Disaster
Emergency in parts of the State after a tropical cyclone storm
wreaked death and destruction across its path along the vast coast of
Puntland State of Somalia.

The storm made landfall on Saturday morning (Nov. 9, 2013) in the vast
coastal area of Puntland, particularly between Eyl, Beyla, Dangorayo,
and Hafun Districts (Garduush area) along the eastern coast, to Alula
District at the tip of the Horn of Africa, along the northeastern
coast of Puntland. The storm brought high wind speeds and heavy
torrential rains, causing flash floods and cutting off road access to
the coastal areas. Weather forecasts indicate that the storm pattern
is expected to expand further inland and continue up to Wednesday.

The president of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Mr. Hassan
Sheikh Mohamud sent his personal condolences to those affected by the
devastating tropical cyclone that has hit Somalia.

My thoughts and prayers are with all the families who have suffered
terrible losses after this natural disaster,; the President said. I
call on all Somalis here and in the Diaspora to rally round to their
brothers and sisters and provide urgent assistance. I also appeal to
our friends in the international community to lend their utmost

Obviously, the new climatic tears for cyclone comes after when the UN
Climate Change Conference in Warsaw began yesterday with calls for
governments to harness the strong groundswell of action on climate
change across all levels of government, business and society and make
real progress towards a successful, global climate change agreement in

The UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw (11 to 22 November) is
currently being attended by government delegates, representatives from
business and industry, environmental organizations, research
institutions and the media. More than 100 Heads of State and
Government and Ministers are scheduled to attend the high-level
segment of the meeting, which begins on 19 November and ends with a
decision-making plenary on 22 November but Somalia authorities are
absent and not aware of much of these imperative conferences in order
to represent their vulnerable nation and society by the climate