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Drought emergency declared in Marshall Islands

Drought emergency declared in Marshall Islands

Updated 26 April 2013, 10:36 AEST

A severe drought in the northern Marshall Islands has prompted the government to declare a state of emergency.

President Christopher Loeak approved the decision after receiving a recommendation from the disaster preparedness committee.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Regi White, meteorologist

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