10 Oct '11, 11pm

Tuvalu, an island nation dear to the #climate fight, now has 3 days of fresh water left. @ClimateReality

Tuvalu, an island nation dear to the #climate fight, now has 3 days of fresh water left. @ClimateReality

The Pacific Island nations of Tuvalu and Tokelau have literally run out of water and are in a state of emergency. Here's a blog update from one of our partner organisers in Tuvalu - check it out and you can help out by joining the solidarity action on the 'Two Buckets for Tuvalu and Tokelau' Facebook page . As governments and aid agencies scramble to deliver desalination plants and bottled water to drought stricken Pacific Island nations of Tuvalu and Tokelau, other Pacific Island nations - Samoa and the Cook Islands - are preparing for a similar fate. Is this band-aid approach to solving this problem going to be enough? Redina Auina, spokeswoman for the Tuvalu Faith Based Youth network, who partner with 350.org , is in Tuvalu and describes the feelings of people as they face the reality of less than 5 days of drinkable water in the nations capital, Funafuti -- Experts say...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/water-emergencies-grip-...

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