Bangladesh Climate Change

Views from the top of Cyclone Shelter in Gabura built by Caritas in 1992. It now doubles as Darussunmat Daichil Madrasa with 375 students which has close to 50% girls and boys attending.

Girls and boys during morning exercise classes on the playing field.

Gabura was badly affected by Cyclone Aila that struck on May 25th 2009. Villagers were washed away by a tidal surge leaving many people homeless and their fields saline. Caritas provided 600 homes, rebuilt roads and fresh water supplies.

Caritas Australia program to assist Enhancing Coping and Adaptation Capacity of the Coastal Community to Reduce Vulnerability to Climate Change in Shyamnagar, Satkhira, South West Bangladesh bordering the Sundarbans.

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