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Aljazeera, 15th February 2018

As Cyclone Gita leaves Tonga battered, neighbouring Fiji has started moving some of its villages to higher ground. 

Vunidogoloa, Fiji - Just a few metres from the shoreline, a slab of concrete indicates where Sailosi Ramatu's home once stood.

The headman of Vunidogoloa village was born here in 1960 on a river estuary in Natewa Bay, on Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu.

Today, all that remains of his childhood home is the concrete bathroom foundation and three wooden stumps sticking out of the dark, muddy sand. The beach is just a few metres wide, precariously situated between a grassy elevation leading to the main part of the old village and the bay.

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