stories

The Returnees of Manam Island
“Even though we face even worse hardships here than before the eruption, we respect this land as well as the land of the other communities." #iamamigrant

Photo Credits: Muse Mohammed

Mike & Alice
"This land is more than just our home [...] I was born here and I will be buried here alongside my ancestors.” #iamamigrant

Photo Credits: IOM/Muse Mohammed

Daniel
"Education allowed us to persevere during hard times." #iamamigrant

Photo Credits: IOM/Muse Mohammed

The People of Magnem Care Center
"Everything is different now. We can no longer live in our normal ways." #iamamigrant

Photo Credits: Muse Mohammed

Selena
“When I was a little girl, this island was much bigger. But we have to adapt to climate change because we have no choice.” #iamamigrant
Olaf, 3,386 km
“I've built a life & a bridge for another generation. When I left I took nothing with me but a dream which became a vehicle to carry on." #iamamigrant
Betty
“I will be so happy to get home. I will be able to rebuild my house and look after my family properly.” #iamamigrant

 

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