‘Every year it gets worse’: on the frontline of the climate crisis in Bangladesh


, 05/07/2022, 2:19 pm

Young volunteers are leading rescue teams helping women and girls hardest hit by catastrophic flash floods in Sylhet

Ever since she was a little girl, Amina Ahmed has been afraid of the water. Growing up in Sylhet, north-east of Bangladesh, the heavy rainfall that typically occurs during monsoon season would make her anxious.

But this year’s flooding has been unlike anything she’s ever seen before. “Every year, it gets a little worse but I don’t think anyone expected anything this extreme,” Ahmed says.

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