In Samoa we are born into land, climate change threatens to take it away from us

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:00:07 GMT 4

In Samoa we are born into land, climate change threatens to take it away from us


Everyone in the Pacific has stories of times the climate crisis hit our lives. For me, it is the birth of my daughter between cyclones

My daughter was born between cyclones.

It was January 2013, and as we drove to the hospital, we passed the wreckage left by Cyclone Evan which had devastated my home island weeks earlier. Evan had been the worst tropical cyclone to hit Samoa in over two decades. There were huge holes in the road. Debris where homes once stood.

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