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Abdul's Story | Nowhere to Call Home

Video by the Environmental Justice Foundation

'As time went on we knew this was no way to live. We were becoming ill; our children couldn’t go to school. We didn’t want to leave, our hearts belonged to that place, we still had land in our name even though it was now under water. We had no choice but to move.'

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abdul's Story: Motherland
Dramatised by Ursula Rani Smith
Read by Amirul Hussain

Nowhere to Call Home: Climate Change and Forced Migration

Nowhere to Call Home explores the human issues around climate change and forced migration. Photographic and filmed portraits of climate refugees from Bangladesh and Sami people from the Arctic, whose way of life is threatened by climate change, have been captured by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), with their stories told as audio dramatisations by playwright Ursula Rani Sarma.

The live experience was projected onto the National Theatre’s flytower, 6pm-11pm between 26 October – 2 November.

To find out more about EJF’s campaign to protect climate change refugees visit:
ejfoundation.org

This exhibition and the related events are part of Season for Change, a UK-wide programme of cultural responses celebrating the environment and inspiring urgent action on climate change.

seasonforchange.org

The live experience was projected onto the National Theatre’s flytower, 6pm-11pm between 26 October – 2 November.

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