After a tsunami caused severe damage in Samoa in 2009, some villages were forced to move away from the shore. Community members also had to clean up debris in mangrove areas and inshore reef. Seacology funded clean-up efforts as well as some replanting and the purchase of water tanks for families moving inland.
Conservation benefit: Post-tsunami cleanup of the mangrove areas and inshore reef, and replanting
Community benefit: Water tanks for families moving inland
Date Approved: 01.2010