None of those born after 2004 have witnessed the catastrophic floods. They only heard stories from adults. But today they are facing such a reality. What is the flood and its severity, they have gained a new experience of everything. Many children and their families have been affected. Children devastated by the floods in Sylhet.
Ali Ahmed, a 10-year-old fifth grader, says: ‘My school is my home now. I used to bring books and bags here for so long but now this is my place of residence. I have no water in all my neighbors ‘houses so I have taken a place in school.’
“We were at my aunt’s house,” said Joy Dai, another eight-year-old third-grader. When I returned home, I saw water rising in the house. So I took shelter here with my father and family. We’re leaving tomorrow. We have a hard time staying here. ‘