With 710 kilometres of lowlying coastline subject to frequent storms, Bangladesh is a country particularly vulnerable to climate change. Two visiting climate change experts from Bangladesh are warning that sea level rises will create large scale disasters that will affect the whole region. They say there could be as many as 20 to 30 million Bangladeshi’s displaced by rising sea levels and that will mean huge refugee problems for surrounding countries.
Catherine Zengerer speaks with Mohammad Harunur Rashid Bhuyan, Research Associate to the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and , political economic and security analyst.
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