Latest News for: Marshall islands

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Fisherman sailing a boat at an unidentified locations in the Marshall Islands
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Rising sea levels threaten Marshall Islands’ status as a nation, World Bank report warns

The Observer 18 Oct 2021
The report, Mapping the Marshall Islands, containing grim visualisations of the impact of sea level rise on the Marshall Islands, has been two years in the making and was shared exclusively with the Guardian ahead of its release in coming weeks. The Marshall Islands is a country in the north Pacific, halfway between Hawaii and Australia.
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Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions

BBC News 18 Oct 2021
In 2015, the presence of island states and vulnerable nations was key to securing the commitment to limit temperature changes to 1.5C in the Paris Agreement ... The Paris Agreement was built on input from the Western powers, such as the US and EU nations, but also from the most vulnerable countries, such as the Marshall Islands ... Related Topics ... Features.
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Marshall Islands national census nears completion

RNZ 17 Oct 2021
The national census of the Marshall Islands is nearing completion, with most of two urban centers and remote outer islands completed, the head of the government's planning office who is overseeing the every-10-year effort said Friday ... DeBrum said that the Pacific Community (SPC) is providing technical support to the census in the Marshall Islands.
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In brief: News from around the Pacific

RNZ 17 Oct 2021
Death toll rises in Hawaii; MP shocked at hunger on Bougainville island; and Marshalls' census nearly finished Four more covid deaths in Hawaii ... MP shocked at levels of hunger on island ... She said she was stunned by what she found on the low-lying islands, which have been suffering the impact of climate change for some years.
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EDITORIAL: Good things going on in Enid

Enid News & Eagle 17 Oct 2021
THUMBS UP ... For the most part, the event showcased the cultures of people from Latin America and the Pacific Islands ... Pacific Islanders such as people from the Marshall Islands experienced an even larger reported increase — nearly tripling from 1,094 people 10 years ago to 2,920 now, at 4.6% of the county population ... THUMBS UP ... THUMBS UP ... 6 ... .
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State's school children helped save USS North Carolina, one dime at a time

Statesville Record & Landmark 17 Oct 2021
A major story in the R&L of Oct ... “The Showboat” had fought at Guadalcanal, the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaigns, the Mariana and Palau campaigns, the Battle of the Philippine Sea and other battles. Usually, she was tasked to escort aircraft carriers or to bombard Japanese-held islands ... A higher purpose ... +3.
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Miles of smiles: SmileMobile provides dental services to Spokane’s Marshallese community

The Spokesman-Review 16 Oct 2021
28, Elje Mwejenwa, a child from the Marshall Islands, was in pain ... {%%note} {/%%note} Marshallese Restoration Church and the Marshall Islands Congregational United Church of Christ also assisted the health organizations in gathering people and sharing information ... “There is no dental hygiene tradition in the Marshall Islands.
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Miles of smiles: SmileMobile provides dental services to Spokane's Marshallese community

Marietta Daily Journal 16 Oct 2021
Oct. 16—Instead of being excited about turning 6 on Oct. 28, Elje Mwejenwa, a child from the Marshall Islands, was in pain. "She was crying and complaining that her teeth were really hurting pretty badly," said her mother, Bena Maneki ... .
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Divorces: Oct. 16, 2021

The News-Enterprise 16 Oct 2021
The following marriage dissolutions have been recorded at the Hardin Circuit Clerk’s office. • Rebecca Kay Brown, 45, Vine Grove, and Donald Ray Brown Jr., 44, Vine Grove. Married 27 years. • Scott A. Cook, 57, Rineyville, and Lisa Cook, 45, Rineyville ...Carla Judy Ann Marshall, 29, Fort Knox, and Patrick Horay Reid, 31, Providence, Rhode Island ... .
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COP26: Small Marshall Islands delegation hopes for big impact

RNZ 15 Oct 2021
This is all focused on raising "climate ambition," said Marshall Islands Climate Change Directorate Director Clarence Samuel, who will be part of a small delegation going from Marshall Islands to the huge international summit ... The Marshall Islands is sending a small delegation to ensure its voice is heard at the summit, he added.
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EDITORIAL: Class on Marshall Islands history, culture good for our community

Enid News & Eagle 15 Oct 2021
We hope to see more people turn out for future classes in a free series Public Library of Enid and Garfield County is hosting on the history and culture of the Marshall Islands ... about the Marshall Islands can attend the classes, which are held the second Wednesday of each month.
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UN resolution on Climate Change rapporteur a boost for Pacific

RNZ 15 Oct 2021
"It's a historic moment for Pacific leadership on climate, and for small islands developing states everywhere - in particular for the Republic of Marshall Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu who have led this work since 2019," Henry Puna said ... He also commended the Solomon Islands and Palau, for presenting their Universal Periodic Reviews at the 48th session.
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