The community of Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, shown here in 2015, is disappearing in part because of poor river management and climate change.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a $48 million grant to help relocate residents. Rita Falgout and her husband, Roosevelt "Rooster" Falgout, have lived on the marshy island for 22 years.
George Hernandez throws a cast net at the entrance to Isle de Jean Charles. Hernandez is a resident of nearby Houma, Louisiana, and he often travels to the island to fish. It's about 1.5 hours by car south of New Orleans.
The landscape of coastal Louisiana is marked with "ghost trees" that have fallen victim to saltwater intrusion.
Crab traps are stacked on a dock on Bayou Pointe-aux-Chenes, which is near Isle de Jean Charles.
Only one road goes to the community: Island Road. About 25 to 30 homes are left on the island. Residents will have the option to move to the new community, but they will not be forced to leave.