SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will on Friday announce the country will offer climate asylum to all residents of Tuvalu, the Sydney Morning Herald reported, citing sources.

Tuvalu, a collection of nine low-lying islands in the Pacific, is one of the world’s most at-risk countries from climate change.

All 11,200 residents of the country will be offered refuge in Australia, SMH reported.

(Reporting by Alasdair Pal in Sydney; Editing by Kim Coghill and Christopher Cushing)

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