People in Fiji worry about their homes – level 1

10-08-2022 07:00

People in Fiji have a big problem. Climate change makes sea water go up.

The water gets into people’s homes and gardens during high tide. People can’t grow anything. Their homes are destroyed.

People must decide what to do. Some people want to move away. Older people want to stay. They live in the village all their lives.

In 2014, one community moves away. Their move is the first time that people leave because sea water goes up. People still come back to their old village almost every day.

People in Fiji say that they don’t cause the climate change. They want money for new homes from bigger countries. They say that the countries add to climate change.

Difficult words: climate change (the changes in weather which come from nature and people), high tide (the time when the sea goes up), community (people who live in one small place).

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