Two Babies Born During Bangladesh Cyclone

Caritas posted a story about two babies born during Cyclone Sidr. Saturday, Nov. 15, is the one-year anniversary of the storm.

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One Response to “Two Babies Born During Bangladesh Cyclone”

  1. Alauddin Says:

    Its really a wonderful story.Almost one year after Cyclone Sidr ravaged southern Bangladesh last November 15, killing more than 3,000 people and leaving millions homeless, more than one million survivors are struggling without proper shelter and are at greater risk of disease than before. Despite funding pledges from foreign governments, international donors and non-governmental organisations to help build new homes for around 78,000 families. Another 276,000 families have received no reconstruction help and are living in unsafe shelters, built from polythene sheets and salvaged materials. Additionally, landless families living on government-owned land, or Khas areas, are excluded from receiving any government shelter support because they have no official land titles.“Communities still need urgent help – both to recover from the impact of Sidr, and to be able to prepare for future possible storms, floods or cyclones” Low-lying Bangladesh – one of the world’s most densely populated and poorest countries – suffers from many climate-related problems every year, including floods, cyclones and tornadoes. Their frequency and ferocity is increasing, making some of Bangladesh’s poorest rural communities even more vulnerable and reducing their ability to grow crops, have access to clean water and housing.
    The United Nations’ Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted that Bangladesh could lose nearly one-fifth of its land by 2050 because of rising sea levels due to global warming.

    So we should work together to bring about posotive changes in Bangladesh.

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