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Fears of food and water shortages in Tuvalu after Cyclone Pam

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It's been several weeks since Cyclone Pam lashed Tuvalu, coinciding with seasonal king tides but only now is the scale of the destruction it caused becoming clear.

Audio: Fears of food and water shortages in Tuvalu after Cyclone Pam (Credit: ABC)

Health services have been badly affected, food crops destroyed and there are fears many people will run out of drinking water as Tuvalu enters the usually dry months of April and May.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Olioliga Iosua, Tuvalu Red Cross Secretary-General

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