Disaster in Bangladesh

Swept Away

Swept Away

A whole village disappears under water, yet the community continues its schooling. Mamotaz Begum’s village is at the bottom of the river. Where there were once homes of some 350 families, among lush corn and paddy fields, vegetable gardens, a mosque, shops—only the...

Always Prepared

Always Prepared

Young volunteer rescuers spring into action during climate disasters by Naushad Ali Husein Shahjadi Begum woke up at 1 a.m. to find the river roaring through her veranda. Before going to sleep, she had organized her things so that she could easily move out if she had...