Bangladeshi Women on the Brink

Char Nongolia village is a basket case when it comes to climate change impacts such as increasing salinity, frequent cyclones, tidal surges, erratic rainfall and extended droughts.Yet, the 40,000 people of this village, sitting on a delta that drains the sub-continent's major river systems, have endured the creeping devastation of their homeland in southeastern Bangaldesh with no help from anywhere.