Monrovia Residents Await Homes as Sea's Rising Tides Threaten
The waves tore away three bedrooms of Gbeneweieh Quoh's home in the past year, leaving the fragile structure even more vulnerable to rising tides and storms. Her family cannot afford to move anywhere else, so they are just staying put - and her house is one of thousands threatening to slide into the sea in Monrovia's densely populated community of West Point.
Gbeneweieh Quoh surveys what remains of her home at the edge of West Point township, Monrovia, Liberia, June 7, 2018.
Fishermen gather close to the shore in West Point township, Monrovia, Liberia, May 30, 2018.
Rubbish piles up at the shoreline in West Point township, Monrovia, Liberia, May 30, 2018.