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Video January 31, 2019

Kiribati: How Coastal Communities Are Adapting in the Face of Sea-Level Rise

In villages like Nabeina in Kiribati, sea-level rise not only threatens their shorelines but also the wells where they source fresh water for drinking, cooking, and washing. By installing a solar pump in the village, villagers were able to adapt to the challenge of saltwater intrusion and build resilience. With its Climate Adaptation Action Plan, the World Bank Group is elevating the climate adaptation agenda.