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Bangladesh

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Bangladesh
World Vision in Asia: Bangladesh

Located in South Asia, Bangladesh is one of the world’s most densely populated countries, with a population of 160 million. It’s well-known for natural disasters, with cyclones, tornadoes and flooding occurring almost every year.

See the communities World Vision works with in Bangladesh:

1. Jhinaighati Go to Communtiy page 2. Haluaghat Go to Communtiy page 3. Durgapur Go to Communtiy page 4. Kalkini Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Patenga Go to Communtiy page 6. Shribordi Go to Communtiy page 7. Morelgonj Go to Communtiy page 8. Bhandaria Go to Communtiy page
 
9. Barisal Go to Communtiy page 10. Rangpur Go to Communtiy page 11. Sunamganj Go to Communtiy page 12. Gowainghat Go to Communtiy page
Map of Bangladesh

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

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Safe Water
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Safe Water
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Mass
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Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Bangladesh 46/1000 70 Years 80% $640.00 89% 56% 55,597 148,692,000


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • An estimated one million Bengalis were killed in the 1971 war for independence
  • About 36 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line
  • It's estimated that more than 45 per cent of children suffer from stunting due to malnutrition
  • Bangladesh has a history of devastating cyclones and floods, impacting farming opportunities

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