Kiribati

Kiribati has reportedly already bought tracts of land in Fiji to prepare for such a future relocation scenario.

32 low-lying atolls and one raised island. Most of its population has already moved to one island, Tarawam, after the rest of their land disappeared beneath the ocean.

Villagers on Abaiang, one of the Kiribati Islands, had to relocate the entire village of Tebunginako because of rising seas and erosion.

The president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, has bought 6,000 acres of land on the Fijian island of Vanua Levu — a deal that cost the country more than $8 million — in order to relocate the more than 104,000 people that live on Kiribati.Some people have already been displaced. In fact, villagers on Abaiang, one of the Kiribati Islands, had to relocate the entire village of Tebunginako to escape the rising seas.

 

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