NGO & Humanitarian: The World Bank: World-Bank-22

Children swim in their village pool and the West Coast road runs just above it. There are no barriers incase of an accident. This vital piece of infrastructure connects the airport in Samoa and many villages to the capital Apia. There are large areas of the road which run adjacent to the coast and some areas in particular where coastal erosion has the sea just metres away from the road. A US$14.8 million grant has been provided through the World Bank to strengthen the climate resilience of the West Coast road.a

Children swim in their village pool and the West Coast road runs just above it. There are no barriers incase of an accident. This vital piece of infrastructure connects the airport in Samoa and many villages to the capital Apia. There are large areas of the road which run adjacent to the coast and some areas in particular where coastal erosion has the sea just metres away from the road. A US$14.8 million grant has been provided through the World Bank to strengthen the climate resilience of the West Coast road.a