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02 Dec 2008 description

PREFACE

With increasing global temperatures, rising sea levels and more frequent and intense extreme weather events, Pacific islands countries, especially those in warmer latitudes, are the most vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Their populations are expected to be among the first that will need to adapt to climate change or even abandon their traditional homeland and relocate.

06 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1826
MARSHALL ISLANDS - TYPHOON ZELDA
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
6 DECEMBER 1991

SITUATION

1. ON 28 NOV 91 TYPHOON ZELDA (AVERAGE WINDFORCE OF 75-100 MPH) CAUSED DAMAGE IN REPUBLIC OF MARSHALL ISLANDS. ISLANDS HIT ARE KWAJALEIN, MAJURO, LAE, UJAE, WOTHO AND ENIWETOK.

2. REPORTS INDICATE FOLLOWING AFFECTED POPULATION AND DAMAGE: