Inside Disaster Resilient Community of Bangladesh

The world’s poorest communities are often hardest hit by disasters and the effects of climate change. Poor communities in Bangladesh – one of the most disaster-prone countries on earth – are especially vulnerable. Here, we visit Dakkin Bedkhashi, a remote union of Khulna, located in the south-west of the country, to see how communities here are mobilising around Islamic Relief’s innovative disaster risk reduction programme.

Dakkin Bedkhashi is surrounded by the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans. Communities here were devastated by cyclone Sidr in 2007 and


Jewels dream to back in School

Md. Jewel is now 12 years of age. He Lives in Keraniganj at suvaddya Union. He comes from a marginalised family. Jewel lost his father when he was 07 years of old. He has two sisters and one brother. His family lives from hand to mouth. His mother is a domestic labour and sometimes she also makes cake (home-made) and sells on roadside. Jewel wants to back school and continue his education again. When his father alive, he was in class two but after departed