World’s first ‘climate refugees’

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AlJazeeraEnglish

April 21, 2009

Environmentalists predict that climate change will affect more than 375 million people every year by 2015, due to natural disasters and rising sea levels.

Thousands of people in Bangladesh are thought to be the world’s first “climate refugees” due to severe flooding.

Nicolas Haque reports from Kutubdia island in southern Bangladesh.

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