Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale Says Climate Change 'Contributed' to Disaster

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Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale Says Climate Change 'Contributed' to Disaster

The huge tropical cyclone smashed into Vanuatu in the South Pacific, terrifying residents and leaving "complete devastation" with fears on March 14. (AFP PHOTO / UNICEF Pacific)


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Vanuatu's President Baldwin Lonsdale said Monday climate change was a key factor in the devastation wrought on the Pacific nation by Super Cyclone Pam, which left six dead and 30 injured in the capital Port Vila alone.

"Climate change is contributing to the disaster in Vanuatu," he said in comments carried on Australian television ahead of his departure from Japan to Sydney.

"Confirmed dead in (Port) Vila is six, and more than 30 injuries in Port Vila alone."



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