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21 Nov 2017 description

Anne Cassidy

This post was written by Winrock International.

Shoroma Rani Mondal’s small walled garden in Munshiganj, Bangladesh is full to bursting. Taro, chilies, cucumbers and guava flourish. Bottle gourd vines curl around nets strung from one end of the yard to another, and they’re sagging now because the vegetables are almost ready for harvest. Mondal’s vegetable garden is just one of many positive changes in her life these days. But without it, the other changes wouldn’t have happened.

21 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

GENEVA, 21 November - UNICEF is deeply concerned by reports suggesting high levels of bacterial contamination (E.coli) from water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar in southern Bangladesh. The latest figures from the World Health Organization suggest that 62 per cent of water available to households is contaminated.