More Than 19M Bangladeshi Children At Risk From Climate Change-Related Floods, Cyclones, Other Natural Disasters, UNICEF Report Warns

U.N. News: Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF
“More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones, and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. According to the study — Gathering Storm: Climate change clouds the future of children in Bangladesh — the country’s flat topography, dense population, and weak infrastructure make it ‘uniquely vulnerable to the powerful and unpredictable forces that climate change is compounding’…” (4/4).

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