In Fiji, villages need to move due to climate change

Sailosi Ramatu moved within his old village three times before the entire village was moved 2km inland in 2014

Sailosi Ramatu moved within his old village three times before the entire village was moved 2km inland in 2014 [Loes Witschge/Al Jazeera]

Vunidogoloa, Fiji – Just a few metres from the shoreline, a slab of concrete indicates where Sailosi Ramatu’s home once stood. The headman of Vunidogoloa village was born here in 1960 on a river estuary in Natewa Bay on Fiji’s second-largest island, Vanua Levu. Today, all that remains of his childhood home is the concrete bathroom…

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