Revealed: Might 23, 2015 1:36:03 pm
Japan is giving 55 billion yen ($450 million) in local weather change and catastrophe assist to Pacific island nations, an effort to beef up its profile within the area.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the pledge at a gathering with Pacific island nations in Iwaki in northern Japan on Saturday.
The help will probably be doled out over three years to assist combat local weather change and pure disasters. Japan may also assist with skilled exchanges and coaching.
The island nations embrace Fiji, the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands and others dotting the Pacific Ocean, a few of that are threatened with rising sea ranges.
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