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“We have lost everything due to cyclone Sidr and cyclone Aila. At first, Sidr destroyed our tiny house that was built on an embankment. After that, we constructed a small home on a comparatively high land. But Aila swept it away,’’ says Pervin, a climate victim based in Patuakhali, a southern city of Bangladesh.
Galachipa, an offshore valley in the southern part of Bangladesh, often faces natural hazards like flood, river erosion, and tidal surges. They were used to with such acts of nature until 2007 when a devastating cyclone, named Sidr, has swept the area along with many other villages in the south that killed up to 10,000 […]
Almost 200 countries agreed in Bali to launch negotiations towards an agreement in 2009 to address climate change on the basis of a watered-down declaration. But they failed to translate the findings or recommendations of the scientific community into a corresponding global political response. The decision – coming about 16 hours after the deadline had […]