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Bangladesh

Bangladesh needs to shore up its flood defence

20 Sep 2017, IPS

Despite early warning systems being in place in Bangladesh, the floods that hit the country still leave a trail of destruction. Experts are now calling for strengthened flood defenses, and that the country needs to take the issue more seriously.




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