Delta Force

Earth Report
S14:Ep522 mins2009

In a remarkable social engineering project, a quarter of a million Mozambicans have now quit their flood-prone villages in the Zambezi delta. With flooding occurring faster and more intensely than ever, the Mozambique government is blaming climate change for rising waters. Their solution is to move thousands of rural families to new communities on higher ground. Inevitably there are pros and cons in such a large-scale migration project. The new villages are safe from the risk of flooding but many of those who have been resettled are struggling to make a living.

Video Language: English