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  1. Pacific Islanders Say Climate Finance 'Essential' for Paris AgreementRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Common Dreams

    ... the climate challenge and keep that capacity here," de Brum emphasised. In the tiny Central Pacific nation of Kiribati, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson expressed concern that "local capacity is limited", a problem that is "addressed ...

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  2. Guam group helps Vanuatu victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Pacific Daily News

    ... with." Leon Guerrero said the Ayuda Foundation was initially looking at supplying relief to The Republic of Kiribati, a fellow member of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures, or APIL, but then she found out how devastating the effects of ...

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  3. Guam group helps Vanuatu victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Pacific Daily News

    ... partner with." Leon Guerrero said the Ayuda Foundation was initially looking at supplying relief to The Republic of Kiribati, a fellow member of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures, or APIL, but then she found out how devastating the ...

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  4. Heed - Deadly Wake-Up Call' On Climate Change, Says GreenpeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Scoop

    ... level of sea rise ... The cyclone seasons, the warm, the rain, all this is affected. Anote Tong, the President of Kiribati, said: "It is time to act ... Let us match the rhetoric of these international gatherings with pledges and commitments as ...

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  5. Kiribati: Act now to build resilience against clim...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Scoop

    ... others do things for us. Let us jump forward and be the navigators of our plights." - HE Anote Tong, President of Kiribati 15 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - The President of Kiribati posed an important question from the podium today at the Third UN ...

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  6. Leader of Island Nation Advocates Exit Strategy for Rising SeasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | National Geographic

    President of Kiribati says it may be more practical to flee to higher ground than to stay and defend low-lying atolls. North Tarawa emerges from the Pacific as narrow strands of land, broken by sandy intertidal channels.

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  7. Kiribati: Act now to build resilience against climate changeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Scoop

    ... others do things for us. Let us jump forward and be the navigators of our plights." - HE Anote Tong, President of Kiribati 15 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - The President of Kiribati posed an important question from the podium today at the Third UN ...

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  8. Report: Global Warming Did Not Devastate South Pacific IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Daily Caller

    ... different ways, and it is a catastrophe that impinges on our rights," Anote Tong, president of the island nation of Kiribati, told reporters. "There will be a time when the waters will not recede." While South Pacific politicians have blamed global ...

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  9. Pacific Islands demand climate action after extreme Cyclone Pam destroys VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Green Left Weekly

    ... nation, my heart hurts for the people of the whole nation." The Guardian reported that Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, also addressed the conference, insisting: "It is time to act a Let us match the rhetoric of these international gatherings ...

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  10. Red Cross struggles with Kiribati post-cyclone reliefRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Fiji Times

    Update: 5:46PM THE Kiribati Red Cross is struggling to deal with residents in the southern island of Tamana who are homeless after Cyclone Pam. Its Secretary-General Meaua Tooki says aid has yet to reach the islands but reports have come in of severe damage to dozens of buildings.

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  11. After storm, Kiribati leader sees growing threat to nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | AlertNet

    ... his relative Piri Sela watches from Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray SENDAI, Japan, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening extreme weather and ...

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  12. Government must back Pacific calls for climate act...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Scoop

    ... on the global level we are making the task of building resilience to disasters almost impossible." The President of Kiribati Anote Tong yesterday also made a call for leaders to make greater commitments to tackle climate change and said climate ...

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  13. Vanuatu's president blames climate change for Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Grist Magazine

    ... to our families ... We cannot reach our families; we do not know if our families are safe. The president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, who was also at the conference, extended his condolences to Lonsdale and also urged action on climate change. "It is ...

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  14. The week's best royal style: Victoria, Kate and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... opted for a more neutral look, wearing an ivory colored dress and heels to meet Anote Tong , the President of Kiribati during his visit to the Scandinavian country. And Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore a cape-style beige coat with black tights, ...

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  15. Cyclone Pam: 'apocalyptic' levels of destruction in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The First Post

    ... we have more [cyclones] than in any year. Yes, climate change is contributing to this," he said. The president of Kiribati, another Pacific island nation affected by Pam, said it was time for international leaders to "match the rhetoric" and take ...

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  16. Cyclone Pam: 'Monster' storm that devastated South Pacific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Independent

    ... change is contributing to this," he told reporters. He was backed by the president of fellow South Pacific nation Kiribati, Anote Tong, who claimed: "For leaders of low-lying island atolls, the hazards of global warming affect our people in ...

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  17. As Vanuatu suffers, more urgency needed on climateRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Bangkok Post

    ... representatives of 190 countries that his archipelago country needed "a lending hand". Anote Tong, President of Kiribati which was also hit by the cyclone to a lesser extent, said policymakers are beginning to share the perception "that climate ...

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  18. Japan to support Cambodia's electoral reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | NHK World

    ... to revamp Cambodia's infrastructure. The Japanese prime minister also met Micronesia's President Manny Mori and Kiribati's President Anote Tong. Abe told the leaders that he wants to strengthen ties with South Pacific nations and territories through ...

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  19. Flooding, destructive winds as Cyclone Pam bears down on VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | ABC News

    ... in areas that have already experienced prolonged rains and other impacts from Tropical Cyclone Pam," OCHA said. In Kiribati, the combination of heavy rain, strong winds and high tides has damaged causeways connecting islets in the most populated ...

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  20. Evacuation alerts issued in Vanuatu as Cyclone Pam strengthens to category fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | ABC News

    ... tides damaged infrastructure, including causeways connecting islets, in the most populated area in the south of Kiribati's capital, Tarawa. "A lot of villages here have had their seawalls collapse and the tides have come in and flooded their homes," ...

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