|Volume 5 Issue 06 | June 2011|
A Photo Feature by Palash Khan
Every year in Bangladesh, thousands of hectares of land are washed away during the monsoon; river banks made of clay and sand are eroded, leaving some 100,000 people homeless. Factors such as climate change, deforestation, silting of river beds along with inadequate river management and a growing population all serve to exacerbate the river erosion. Hundreds of families move to the city in search of livelihoods and, indeed, life, but for the poorest of the poor, the going hardly gets any easier.
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