Coastal erosion threatens Ivory Coast village

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Lahou Kpanda, a small town in Ivory coast is suffering from coastal erosion. It is located 150 kilometres from the capital, Abidjan.

Here, Inhabitants live with the pain of watching their ancestors drift out to sea due to coastal erosion.

Climate change, rise in sea-level and the disappearance of mangroves have displaced thousands of people over the past 30 years.

“Today we live in anguish. What will happen tomorrow if no one comes to the help of the village? We will disappear. But today it …

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