Women are increasing the roads in Bangladesh to avoid flooding due to climate changes
A char in Bangladesh. During rainy season the water rises above the char
During the cyclone Sidr in 2007 the number of deaths associated with the cyclone was estimated to be between 5,000 and 10,000.
Four little graves in the yard of a family explains the power of the cyclone Sidr in 2007. The four children where sucked out of their mothers arms and into a field where she later found them.
The Chars are the most vulnerable place to stay under the extreme weather changes and cyclones.
Harvest destroyed by flooding due to unpredictable rains
Everywhere trees are lying as a result of massive weather changes
Reconstruction have started after cyclones and rainy season is over
A family of 7 - they hope to survive the next cyclone. Fleeing to a safer place is not an option for the poor family.
With risk of loosing the harvest to the rainy season farmers have no other choice than to continue working in hope to survive
A safehouse on a char. Most people living on the chars have no access to radio where warnings about cyclones will appear
Sunset on char in Bangladesh
Climate change Bangladesh
In Bangladesh Climate refugees are reality.
Researchers expects up to 40 million people to flee the highly populated and low-lying country because of climate changes within the next 20 years