Stories written by Abdullah Mashrif

Planting Seeds for a Safer Future

More than one million Rohingya refugees escaped violence in Myanmar. They are living on the hilly terrains of Cox's Bazar where the land is steep and the soil is sandy. They are desperate for space to build shelters and they have used the plantation to care for their families. Now, the land they live on is bare, and the sandy slopes are extremely vulnerable to landslides during the monsoon and cyclone seasons.