Poverty experience: Living in a sinking slum, how this father fears for his family's future.
As climate change increases each year, sea levels are rising, and the growing city has pumped so much water from its ground that the land is now sinking 5 centimeters, every year.400,000 of the city's poorest live in slums across the city. One of which that has been most effected by the flooding is known as the Sinking Slum, situated in the north of the city, along the coast.
Meet 49-year-old Udin, who's lived in the sinking slum with his family since 1996. Witnessing the tides rise, he's seen the water overcome three walls that were previously built to prevent extreme flooding in the city.His small home sits on top of a raised garbage mound, amongst a community home to over 600 people. All living on the edge of the capitals sinking coast.Working on odd jobs for the community, he struggles to support his family on £30 a month.