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Ghana’s coast dwellers flee encroaching seas

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Date of publication: 2010-01-01

Associated Organization: AlertNet

Themes: Crosscutting Issues

Regions: West Africa

Countries: Ghana

Summary:Residents of the coastal town of Azizanya are abandoning their homes as rising seas and heavy tidal surges eat away at buildings and vegetation along the region’s shoreline.

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