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Using smartphones to combat climate change

28 Nov 2016, GIZ, Germany - gov

Text messaging and a mobile phone quiz have been used to inform 70,000 residents on isolated islands about climate change and to explain how to protect themselves from storms and floods. Following cyclone 'Pam' in 2015, people were able to draw on this knowledge and used a smartphone app to report on their situation regarding supplies.



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