Bhola is the largest island of Bangladesh. It is situated at the mouth of a huge river which flows from the Himalayas. The island lies just four meters above sea level - not enough in times of climate change, with rising sea levels.
For several decades, climate disasters have been growing in frequency. In particular, serious flooding in large cities has increased - the sea level is rising, while the cities are sinking.
The inhabitants of Lau Lagoon in Solomon Islands have lived in harmony with nature for generations. Now their entire way of life is vanishing beneath the waves.
A flood of climate refugees could be imminent unless the richer nations do more to help poorer ones combat global warming, argues an IMF report.
Destructive floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in northern and central Vietnam in one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit in years. With another tropical storm on the way, more rain is expected.
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