The second anniversary of typhoon Haiyan is a timely reminder that the world’s most vulnerable communities should be at the heart of the Paris climate talks

In the small fishing town of Salcedo in the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province, fishermen and women have been struggling to feed themselves since Haiyan first made landfall 20km away on 8 November 2013.

Already among the poorest people in the country, their livelihoods were shattered when eight-metre high waves wrecked the coral reef near their area.

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Source: Guardian Environment