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Unnatural Causes: Marshallese Displaced from Home Islands after U.S. Nuclear Testing

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VIDEO EXCERPT, Unnatural Causes – Episode 6

Dise Langrus is one of many Marshallese who were relocated from their home islands 40 years ago after U.S. nuclear testing rendered it uninhabitable. Others were moved to make room for the construction of the U.S. military base on Kwajalein Island. Today, the Marshallese confront the worst of the “developing” and urbanized worlds: infectious disease running rampant because of poverty and squalid conditions and chronic illnesses resulting in part from the stress of dislocation and cultural loss

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Unnatural Causes: Marshallese Displaced from Home Islands after U.S. Nuclear Testing

Unnatural Causes: Marshallese Displaced from Home Islands after U.S. Nuclear Testing Image
VIDEO EXCERPT, Unnatural Causes – Episode 6

Dise Langrus is one of many Marshallese who were relocated from their home islands 40 years ago after U.S. nuclear testing rendered it uninhabitable. Others were moved to make room for the construction of the U.S. military base on Kwajalein Island. Today, the Marshallese confront the worst of the “developing” and urbanized worlds: infectious disease running rampant because of poverty and squalid conditions and chronic illnesses resulting in part from the stress of dislocation and cultural loss

Learn more here.