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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

Solomons town to relocate to escape climate change, tsunamis

15 Aug 2014, TRF

The Kiribati government, which sees relocation as an option of last resort, is pursuing a policy it calls 'migration with dignity'. It plans to help establish expatriate communities that can absorb and support more Kiribati migrants in future, while improving qualifications available at home...


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