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Samoa

Migration stripping Pacific Islands of climate change know-how

11 Dec 2014, TRF

'Climate change and disaster risk management expertise is critical for the Pacific region,' said Espen Ronneberg, climate change adviser in Samoa. 'The effects of climate change will put greater pressure on communities and affect the food security, health and well-being of Pacific Islanders'...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 195,000
Storm 1991 88,000
Earthquake* 2009 5,585
Wildfire 1983 1,000
Storm 1983 1,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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