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Slideshow: Bangladesh: After the Floods Comes the Hunger - in Pictures


Health & Wellness  (tags: death, government, world, society, ethics, HumanRights, asia, food, health, protection, risks, safety )

JL
- 695 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Life on the floodplains in Bangladesh can be a perilous existence. On islands along the Brahmaputra river, in Gaibandha province, unseasonable flooding has destroyed crops, spreading hunger and poor nutrition.Changing rainfall patterns are making the flo



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JL A. (276)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 4:16 pm
Life on the floodplains in Bangladesh can be a perilous existence. On islands along the Brahmaputra river, in Gaibandha province, unseasonable flooding has destroyed crops, spreading hunger and poor nutrition. Changing rainfall patterns are making the floods more violent, more frequent and less predictable
Once welcome floods are now harbingers of disaster
 

Suheyla C. (228)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 7:10 pm
Thank you J.L.
noted
 

JL A. (276)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 7:15 pm
You are welcome Suheyla.
 

Anne F. (17)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:02 pm
People living on sandbars...this is an example of how population pressure affects people.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:49 pm
Drought and flooding due to climate change will most likely increase hunger worldwide or at least in certain areas.
So tragic. Wonder what the future will bring.
 
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