Bangladesh Evacuations

Robert speaks with BBC reporter Frances Harrison about a severe cyclone that hit the port city of Chittagong in Bangladesh. More than 100,000 homes were destroyed and approximately one million people were evacuated to higher ground.The death toll is now at 350, but is expected to rise.

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