French Polynesia

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2020

This paper argues that there is a need for a new policy framing that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) investment is imperative that will generate dividends for governments and society at large. Under the auspice of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk

International Journal of Disaster Management (Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center)
Low-lying, small islands of the Pacific are disproportionately at risk of losing land as sea level climbs by an expected 10 inches to 32 inches (26-82 cm) by the late 21st century. The Pacific nation of French Polynesia, looking for a potential lifeline as global warming takes hold, is considering the deployment of floating islands off its coast.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
2016

This new publication from the World Meteorological Organization provides a wide-ranging description of how small island States and territories in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific regions are using seasonal predictions and other climate information

World Meteorological Organization

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