The Bangladesh town offering new life to climate migrants!

Monira Khatun was devastated after her husband suddenly abandoned her. She returned to her father only to face another blow: he died soon after, leaving her to shoulder three other family members care. Without any work, the 29 year-old was worried about feeding them. I lost everything. There was darkness all around, Khatun said. My parents home was gone to the river for erosion, we had no land to cultivate. She ended up working at a factory in a special economic zone that employs thousands of climate refugees like Khatun in the southwestern town of Mongla, where Bangladesh’s second-largest seaport is located. These refugees from climate-affected areas within Bangladesh lost their homes, land and livelihood, but found a new life in the riverside coastal town about 50km '30 mi Read More