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Bangladeshi farmer provides safe haven to Rohingya refugees

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have been living in Bangladesh for months, following the army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state last August. An estimated 700,000 Rohingya fled the region and a majority have settled in refugee camps. Some ordinary Bangladeshis, however, have stepped in to provide a helping hand. We bring you the story of one farmer who chose to come to their aid.


Also, it's been over three years since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. It killed close to 9,000 people and injured thousands of others. The earthquake destroyed more than 600,000 structures in the Mountain Kingdom and three years on, the scars are still visible.

And people living in the Himalayas are increasingly suffering from water shortages. Things have become so bad for farmers that cultivating their land during the summer months has proved challenging. As a solution, an engineer in one village has created a man-made glacier which melts during the hot summer months.

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