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US$9.1M World Bank Grant for Adaptation Efforts

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:04
Source: Solomon Times - Efforts to prepare the Solomon Islands for the impacts of climate change have received a US$9.1 million boost from the World Bank. The money will go help set up early warning systems to alert people if an extreme weather event is about to hit, helping to save lives in the event of tsunamis or other natural hazards.
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Early climate adapters show warming world how to cope

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:04
Source: NewScientist - IT IS hard to prepare for a disaster, but harder still to prepare for a disaster that you can't identify. Yet that is the quandary facing many nations, which still don't know how climate change will affect them – even though it is already happening. That means many communities must prepare for the unknown.
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Bangladesh needs $100b in 10 years for infrastructure: WB

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:04
Source: Daily Star - Bangladesh will have to spend $7.4 billion to $10 billion a year until 2020 to bring its power grids, roads and water supplies up to the standard needed to serve its growing population, a World Bank report said yesterday.
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