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In Honduras, Marco was never open about his sexual orientation. While he was not ashamed of being gay and believes that most people around him knew, he always lived with the fear of being shunned or physically attacked if he were to open up about who he was. Now in Canada, he is happy to be living fully and in safety.
Chakmarkul is one of the smaller Rohingya settlements in Bangladesh, housing around 13,000 Rohingya refugees. But it is also one of the most risky due to its hilly topography and low-lying areas, making people here highly vulnerable to both landslides and flooding.