Bangladesh Climate Change

People from Gabura on the embankments they fled to and have been living on since Cyclone Aila.

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 and unusable to grow crops. People survive by day labour or fishing and crabbing.

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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