Padma gobbling up Dighir Par

  • Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Tanij Ali Sheikh points to the place in the Padma river where the home was some days ago. He has lost his home to river erosion 13 times in his 80 years of life. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Tanij Ali Sheikh points to the place in the Padma river where the home was some days ago. He has lost his home to river erosion 13 times in his 80 years of life. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Owners are felling trees and taking them away from the land threatened by Padma river erosion at Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Owners are felling trees and taking them away from the land threatened by Padma river erosion at Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A man carries the family’s solar panel as they leave with housing materials and belongings for a fresh start after the Padma river gobbled up their home. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A man carries the family’s solar panel as they leave with housing materials and belongings for a fresh start after the Padma river gobbled up their home. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Born and brought up on the bank of the Padma, children wait to leave for a new beginning after river erosion ate up their home. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Born and brought up on the bank of the Padma, children wait to leave for a new beginning after river erosion ate up their home. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A family moving to a new address after losing their home to Padma river erosion at Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A family moving to a new address after losing their home to Padma river erosion at Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Residents of Dighir Par union in Munshiganj’s Tongibari Upazila leaving by boat with housing materials and belongings from their broken homes threatened by erosion of the Padma river. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A woman cooking under the open sky with the kitchen walls, roof and other belongings moved away from the home threatened by river erosion. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A woman cooking under the open sky with the kitchen walls, roof and other belongings moved away from the home threatened by river erosion. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu