Coastal Erosion| 1mins
Director: IRIN | Producer: IRIN
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: Kenya
Farther south in the Senegalese town of Saint Louis, Mukhtar Gaye and his neighbors have a different problem with water. Rising levels means that every year the sea gets closer to their homes and it is now just a matter of when, not if, their houses are swept away. â€œYou donâ€™t sleep well, you canâ€™t eat well and you canâ€™t go to work,â€ said Mukhtar. â€œYou think about it all the time.â€ As the Poznan Climate Change conference enters its final days, IRIN, with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched eight short videos exploring the human cost of climate change in Africa.