Tuvalu signs agreement for climate change project. Photo: UNDP

Tuvalu signs agreement for climate change project. Photo: UNDP

 Tuvalu's Prime Minister, Enele Sopoaga, speaking at the official launch of the TCAP project, 29 August 2017. Photo: UNDP

Tuvalu's Prime Minister, Enele Sopoaga, speaking at the official launch of the TCAP project, 29 August 2017. Photo: UNDP

 Drums filled with sand, used as boat anchorage, Nanumea Island, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP.

Drums filled with sand, used as boat anchorage, Nanumea Island, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP.

 School children, Nui island. A wave surge during Cyclone Pam left the building flooded. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

School children, Nui island. A wave surge during Cyclone Pam left the building flooded. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Community consultations on the TCAP project happening. Nanumea Island, Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

Community consultations on the TCAP project happening. Nanumea Island, Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

 Nui island's fishery sector was severely affected when wave surges caused by Cyclone Pam destroyed boats, equipment and coral reefs. Early assessments indicate it will take at least 10-years for fish stocks and coral reefs to recover from the devastation, a big loss for fishing communities and the tourism sector. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

Nui island's fishery sector was severely affected when wave surges caused by Cyclone Pam destroyed boats, equipment and coral reefs. Early assessments indicate it will take at least 10-years for fish stocks and coral reefs to recover from the devastation, a big loss for fishing communities and the tourism sector. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Kids at the port of Nui island. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

Kids at the port of Nui island. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 TCAP team members visit Nanumea Island for consultations on the project. Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

TCAP team members visit Nanumea Island for consultations on the project. Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

 The main square of Nui island remained under water over a month after Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

The main square of Nui island remained under water over a month after Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Tuvalu is comprised of three reef islands and six atolls. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

Tuvalu is comprised of three reef islands and six atolls. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Community of Nui island farewells the Prime Minister following a visit post-Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

Community of Nui island farewells the Prime Minister following a visit post-Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Coastal view, Nanumea Island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

Coastal view, Nanumea Island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

 A beach at Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu, on a sunny day CC BY 2.0 Stefan Lins

A beach at Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu, on a sunny day CC BY 2.0 Stefan Lins

 Kids playing along the coast of Nanumaga island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

Kids playing along the coast of Nanumaga island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

 Remains of a seawall, Nanumea Island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

Remains of a seawall, Nanumea Island. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

 Lucy Solomon has problems finding healthy food for her three children after Cyclone Pam destroyed home gardens and crops. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

Lucy Solomon has problems finding healthy food for her three children after Cyclone Pam destroyed home gardens and crops. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 TCAP team.

TCAP team.

 The main square of Nui island remained under water over a month after Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

The main square of Nui island remained under water over a month after Cyclone Pam. Photo: Silke von Brockhausen/UNDP

 Increasing intense tropical storms are impacting Tuvalu’s shoreline. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

Increasing intense tropical storms are impacting Tuvalu’s shoreline. Photo: Jone Feresi/UNDP

 Two students from Tuvalu, Palaku Vaolilo Sakaio (left) and Tanu Sumeo have been granted university scholarships under the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project. February 2018. Photo: Merana Kitione/UNDP

Two students from Tuvalu, Palaku Vaolilo Sakaio (left) and Tanu Sumeo have been granted university scholarships under the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project. February 2018. Photo: Merana Kitione/UNDP

 Coast destroyed by Cyclone Pam, Nanumea Island, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP

Coast destroyed by Cyclone Pam, Nanumea Island, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP

 TCAP team members visit Nanumea Island for consultations on the project. Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

TCAP team members visit Nanumea Island for consultations on the project. Tuvalu, Nov 2017. Photo: UNDP/Jone Feresi

 Girl playing with the waves, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji

Girl playing with the waves, Tuvalu. Photo: UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji