A fresh water canal in Shyamnagar. Due to the high rate of salinity in the surrounding soil due to shrimp farming, sea level rises and tidal surges during cyclones
very little grows without this critical fresh water supplies. The canals also get contaminated with sea water during tidal surges in cyclones and have to cleaned and re excavated.
Caritas Australia program to assist Enhancing Coping and Adaptation Capacity of the Coastal Community to Reduce Vulnerability to Climate Change in Shyamnagar, South West Bangladesh bordering the Sundarbans.