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Sep 5, 2013
The Marshall Islands lye halfway between Hawaii and Australia, and only 2 metres above sea level. Earlier this year a freak tide nearly destroyed the capital Majuro, as it broke the surrounding walls and flooded the airport runway. A simultaneous drought left 6,000 people surviving on less than one litre of water a day, leading to the president declaring a state of emergency.
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