Standing on the former wall

The Mondal family lost their fishing pond, their arable land and coconut trees after the cyclone in 2009. There was no help and no funding but they carried on and rebuilt their house. "If you loose your land to the sea, its lost forever. There is no plan B for people like us," says Satadal Mondal.

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The Mondal family lost their fishing pond, their arable land and coconut trees after the cyclone in 2009. There was no help and no funding but they carried on and rebuilt their house.
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