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Coping with climate change in Bangladesh


Natural disasters have forced many of Bangladesh's poor out of the countryside and into the capital's congested slums, turning them into so-called climate refugees. Yet far from merely suffering, the country is working to become more resilient. Rian Maelzer traveled to areas in Bangladesh that experienced some of the worst effects of climate change, and witnessed how people are preparing for what more may come.

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Coping with climate change in Bangladesh


Natural disasters have forced many of Bangladesh's poor out of the countryside and into the capital's congested slums, turning them into so-called climate refugees. Yet far from merely suffering, the country is working to become more resilient. Rian Maelzer traveled to areas in Bangladesh that experienced some of the worst effects of climate change, and witnessed how people are preparing for what more may come.

 

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COPING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE IN BANGLADESH CREDITS

Reporter, camera, editor: Rian Maelzer

Location producer: Ashik Rahman

Additional footage courtesy of:

BRAC

The World Bank

Bangladesh Climate Change Trust

UNDP

With special thanks to:

BRAC
The World Bank, Bangladesh

Local Government Engineering Department

Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha

IDCOL

 

 

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Drought in Southeast Asian villages


Agriculture sustains the lives of millions of people in Cambodia and Myanmar. But drought due to global warming has hit many farms, making life harder for rural folk and trapping them in poverty. Tony Cheng visited villages in the two countries, where people are struggling to cope with the impact of climate change.

Drought in Southeast Asian villages


Agriculture sustains the lives of millions of people in Cambodia and Myanmar. But drought due to global warming has hit many farms, making life harder for rural folk and trapping them in poverty. Tony Cheng visited villages in the two countries, where people are struggling to cope with the impact of climate change.

 

Watch the story below:

 

DROUGHT IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN VILLAGES CREDITS

Producer:Tony Cheng
Cameraman/Editor: Florian Witulski
Producer (Myanmar):Pwa Gyi