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Small island states: overlooked but highly vulnerable

The number of climate change-related events is rapidly increasing, and Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) are highly vulnerable. In 2013, Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, was hit by a major flash flood that damaged informal settlements built in high-risk areas. In 2015, a huge cyclone destroyed big parts of Port Vila, the capital of 

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H3: How Do You Relocate a City?

This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here. Taro Island is, according to Shannon McGuire of Buckley Vann Town Planning Consultants, “an inspiring example of a community who are getting on with the job of improving their resiliency to climate change 

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