God promised Noah there would be no more floods. How does a society, where Christianity is a major part of everyday life and a prerequisite for social acceptance, receive messages of submergence and sea level rise?
- Not everybody can get a tank. The project only provides the gutters, the gutter work and a tank. The users have to have a good roof and a platform where the tank can stand. If they cannot provide this, they will not get any water tank.
Before the role of the woman was to take care of the children and the family. Now women have several roles. They have to take care of the family, their homes, their work and their duties in the communities and in the nation. It is a tremendous task, says Pulafangu Toafa, coordinator of the Tuvaluan National Council for Women.
We can do something – surely we can do something. It is only a matter of money, money that Tuvalu doesn’t have, says Tataua Pese (37), Climate change and disaster management officer, The Red Cross, Tuvalu.
When I have finished my foundations, I want to study something about the environment. I want to know how we can adapt to climate change…