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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Philippines delegate: We can fix climate

November 13th, 2013
02:44 PM ET

Although it is not yet known whether there is a connection between climate change and typhoon Haiyan officials from the Philippines have asked for measures to be taken at the recent UN Climate Conference.

Watch: Commissioner: Climate change a factor 

Ralitsa Vassileva reports on the Philippines delegate's appeal for action during a climate conference in Warsaw.

Commissioner: Climate change a factor

November 13th, 2013
02:20 PM ET

During an impassioned speech at the UN climate change talks in Warsaw the Philippine commissioner broke down in to tears as he discussed how global warming is destroying his country and was met with a standing ovation by other delegates.

Max Foster speaks with the Philippines Climate Change Commissioner who made that speech, Naderev Sano, about how global warming and Typhoon Haiyan may be connected.

Charity offers 'storm shelter in a box'

November 13th, 2013
02:00 PM ET

Max Foster speaks to a representative from U.K. organisation 'ShelterBox' about what goes into their "storm shelter in a box."

Read: Aid coordination during crisis a concern

He shows us what goes inside the ShelterBoxes and how they decide what objects are put inside the boxes that give people help and hope when they need it most.

 

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Aid coordination during crisis a concern

November 13th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Tons of food from around the world have arrived in the Philippines, but the hundreds of thousands homeless and hungry after Typhoon Haiyan decimated part of the country have yet to get a bite of it.

Endless landscapes of devastation were still blocking roads leading to the hardest hit areas Wednesday.

The World Food Programme has delivered at least 2,700 tons of rice to the country, but the logistical nightmare of traveling to the many islands ripped to pieces by one of the strongest storms in recorded history has it arriving in drips and drabs.

Max Foster speaks with a spokeswoman from the Center for Global Development about coordinating humanitarian aid.

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