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Tuvalu: Cyclone Pam shows we are still ‘least developed’
By Online Editor
10:48 pm GMT+12, 26/03/2015, United States
“Even with the eye of the storm centred in Vanuatu, it takes only the periphery of Cyclone Pam to destroy developments which have taken many years to establish in Tuvalu; thus further reaffirming our high vulnerabilities as a small low lying atoll country, to natural disaster and the inadvertent…
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23/03/2015 - Bikinians want to evacuate to the U.S
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