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The Displaced: Climate change in Vietnam ‘destroying family life’

Vietnam is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change.

It’s already having a huge impact on the lives of those in the Mekong Delta, the agricultural heartland of the country and home to 20% of the country’s population.

Ashley John-Baptiste went to meet the families living on the front lines of climate change.

In 2018 – more than 35,000 people were forced to flee their homes every day – that’s one every two seconds.

This story is part of a BBC News series, called “The Displaced” – a selection of stories exploring the human impact of this movement, and how it is changing our world.

Video by Olivia Lace-Evans

Source: bbc.co.uk

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