15 killed and millions displaced in Bangladesh and India by landslides

15 killed and millions displaced in Bangladesh and India by landslides

Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in Bangladesh and India, causing the death of at least 15 people and displacing millions, according to officials. The natural disaster has also left several others injured as rescue operations continue in the affected regions.

Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from the Sylhet region, where the devastation caused by the landslides is evident. The emergency response efforts are underway to provide relief to those affected by the disaster.

The impact of the landslides serves as a grim reminder of the risks posed by climate change and the urgent need for communities to be prepared for such natural disasters. Authorities in both Bangladesh and India are working tirelessly to provide assistance to those affected and to prevent further loss of life.

As the region grapples with the aftermath of the landslides, the focus remains on ensuring the safety and well-being of the affected communities. The humanitarian crisis caused by the disaster highlights the importance of addressing climate change and its impact on vulnerable populations.

The landslides in Bangladesh and India serve as a stark reminder of the fragility of our environment and the urgent need for effective disaster preparedness and response measures. The international community must come together to support those affected by the disaster and work towards mitigating the impact of climate change on vulnerable communities.

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