Every year, some 26,000 Bangladeshi families lose their homes and livelihood due to climate change-induced land erosion. Governmental and non-governmental organizations are helping these people get back on their feet.
Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam.
Experts predict that within the next 30 years, up to 20% of Bangladesh will disappear beneath the water as rivers and sea levels rise. They believe it will put as many as 30 million people on the move.
Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. Extreme weather events there have already been wreaking havoc on the people there. They're also causing a shift in migration and poverty patterns.
As the UN climate conference wraps up, Asia's emission-producing economic powerhouses have said their growing wealth doesn't guarantee they can fully comply with the Paris agreement without assistance.
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