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Post-disaster recovery: Don’t forget the children

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We met three boys on the docks of Pekua, midway between Chittagong and Cox’s Bazaar, as we waited for our boat to Kutubdia. We asked them, “What were you doing during the cyclone? Were you scared?”

“What’s there to be afraid of?” they shot back, shrugging their shoulders with cheeky smiles.

This was their reaction to Cyclone Roanu, which swept the coast of Bangladesh on 21 May 2016, killing 21 people and destroying 200,000 homes. Read More.

 

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