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Pandemic Job Losses And Flooding Spark Fears Of Hard Times In Bangladesh

Pandemic Job Losses And Flooding Spark Fears Of Hard Times In Bangladesh

After losing his job at a garment factory in Dhaka in April as the coronavirus pandemic hit, Mohammad Sumon returned to his village in Jamalpur, about 160 kms away, hoping to support his family working as a part-time mechanic. But severe floods that struck Bangladesh the last week of June, driven by heavy monsoon rains, […]