12 August, 2008

Bangladesh's Waterworld

Writing about Kibera yesterday, got me into thinking and remembering the very disturbing and heart wrenching plight of the people of Bangladesh - highlighted in last weekend's CNN's 'World's Untold Stories'. A video of the same, from TheRealNews:




As Channel 4 last reported: How does a country's population survive climate change as their homes, land and roads all disappear under water? Will Bangladesh disappear under water? Will they have to adapt, as many have done now, to live with water all around them? Only time will tell. In the mean time, millions of impoverished Bangladeshis will have to live in even more misery and hardships.

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