Nepal is prone to landslides, particularly during the monsoons. Amriso is a tall and fast-growing indigenous grass plant that can help to prevent erosion and mudslides. Farmers can also use amriso as animal fodder and to make brooms.
In Kenya, floods and landslides killed around 100 people and displaced nearly 300,000 between March and May 2018. Smallholder farmers along the Upper Tana River basin are now investing in bamboo trees to curb floods.
Flash floods and landslides in northern India and Nepal have already claimed more lives than last year's monsoon season. In India, two packed tourist buses were swept away into a ravine by a sudden mudslide.
Hundreds of people have either died or gone missing amid severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka. Authorities are now appealing for international help.
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.
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