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Kiribati

The Kiribati people battle sea level rise - Slide show

17 Feb 2015, Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc.

Kiribati is home to the beginnings of a broad, international effort to support the developing world in adapting to climate change. See photos of community efforts to adapt to sea level rise through rebuilding roads, using sandbags to fortify new seawalls and planting young mangrove saplings to strengthen the lagoon shoreline in an article by Scientific American...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 84,000
Flood 2008 85
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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