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Halim sitting by a partially built home. Halim received 18 pieces of metal sheeting, screws, nails, timber and a carpentry toolkit from Oxfam to build his new house. Credit: Oxfam

Almost one year after Cyclone Sidr ravaged southern Bangladesh last November 15, killing more than 3,000 people and leaving millions homeless, more than one million survivors are struggling without proper shelter and are at greater risk of disease than before.

Zahir Ali. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Climate change has definitely altered the seasons in Bangladesh. Now, considering that the flood waters can stay for well over a month, the importance of shelters cannot be overestimated.

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