For Bangladesh’s climate migrants, pandemic job cuts fuel ‘multiple crises’

Published Oct 02 2021 at 11:41 PM GMT
  • Five years ago, Belal Hossain left his home in the low-lying region of Garuikhali, near the coastal mangroves of southern Bangladesh, to work as a builder in a construction company more than 2,000 miles (3,219km) away in Malaysia.
  • The 29-year-old said leaving his village in the Sundarbans – a fragile ecosystem already being affected by climate change impacts, from soil salinity to higher seas and river erosion – was the only way he could feed his family of five.



  • Published Oct 2, 2021 11:41 PM GMT