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tv   Reporter - The Hellish Coal Fields of Jharia  Deutsche Welle  November 11, 2017 5:15pm-5:31pm CET

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among the world's top polluters. every morning savitri toils for hours in the mines of china in eastern india. it's the country's coal belt where tens of thousands of people struggle to make a living. seventy three has to work in the mines to sustain her family and pay for college. and. saw the three mother who is seventeen years old and she scavenge is the open cost gold mines of chechnya in india her brother shift known as
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truth is just night. starting with the word that when i first began working here everything seemed very scary to me and i loved that it was like seeing a ghost that we had a lot of playing but now the coal mines have become my friends but. i'm used to everything now. the two begin to dawn every day and work for four hours industrial binding has temporarily stopped in the spit. normally machines would remove the cord now it has to be hacked out of exposed seems. to me. that one time i did my first there was a lot of blood. i had to go to hospital. there are other challenges the field of getting caught is all too real scavenging is illegal.
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in this we worry about the police what did they do they chase and why. and then they take away all the calls of. what he gets along with. the police say don't do this work you're thieves. and bust i'm struggling to make a living that isn't stealing if i rob a bank that's stealing. you can get killed doing this work. johnson he said. how is it stealing. but the government and the law don't see it that way. that i want to you come on this side. hold on tight it's heavy.
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try to cut the girl fast you've been dragging your feet for the past hour. and. a basket of cold ways at least thirty five to forty kilograms. souther three makes four to five trips each day. oh. my sandals come off. somebody is determined to finish the work exhaustion takes over. what. you do
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a chart of i can't let you finish. a few hours of work which is the equivalent of about three euros that's more than what people here is daily bread the cold is a lifeline for the poor in the region some thirty thousand people work as scavengers in the mines. some of the three has to first bundle coal she's collected to reduce it to sell a big chunks. of plastic. needed it would walk slowly the flame will die out. wear down carefully. you got to build
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you up. but i guess they didn't. have eye problems because of the smoke i sometimes wear glasses at home i know this mode is very hard that especially for the lungs. it's a say they haven't got a clue that is the burning coal causes air and water pollution. i don't like that it destroys everything it comes into contact with love is a thought that i deal with is i knew was that it had i was. dying that i know that if this helps to cook the cold faster. from the charcoal it's sold on to local markets households and restaurants. sits atop one of india's largest gold reserves dozens of places reach below the
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ground some have been smoldering for more than a hundred years when underground mining first began. most fires ignited spontaneously when minerals in the exposed coal heater. continued opencast mining has worsened the problem the fires cause the earth to fissure and collapse destroying houses and causing landslides. the resulting carbon emissions have a devastating impact on the environment and the climate. that. saw the trees hard work doesn't pay off today. she's covered the chunks with ash to douse the fire a customer who had promised to buy her coat doesn't show up she worked for three days to make despite. the three desperately needed the money today. oh
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oke. oke. now i've lost that money. that means our monetary problems at home will worsen so we'll really have to cut back on essential for a couple of days. well if i had managed to sell call today i could have bought some food rations for my family. it's a vicious cycle of poverty one that saw the tree is determined to break. she rushes off to work in the mines to get ready for college. was the one of them. shows most of the income from scavenging helps
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pay for her books and the right to ski for good studying is the only way out of the gold mines. like where i live most people area literate they just work and sleep it's a very small world i don't like it the world is so much bigger than that and i've learned a lot through my struggles but real learning begins with education if you're not educated you can't do anything. she's late for class today. the teacher isn't angry she's used to it likes other three many girls here work in the mines.
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after class saw the three runs into a best friend alicia. saw the three feels accepted by her do they come from very different worlds alicia's family is well off she doesn't need to work she's this it'd stop at three in the gold mines. i'm so proud to have her as a friend. she's beautiful she just doesn't know it. suffered through his home is close to the mines. her mother used to work in the cold bits too she lost an eye because of exposure to toxic gases she's worried about her daughter. don't you go.
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over to where. he is delivering mail faster beatrice the young girl there are bad people in the coal mines. she can get seriously injured there where poor people we can't afford medical care. her father is unwell and can't work anymore some of the three chilled to and the younger sister dorothy enjoy some doubt time. what. i really can sing. in the evening as biggest fire rages like an inferno the call europe is a blessing and a chorus it offers a chance to scrape a living but it's fraught with deadly risks. and i guess terrifying. it's really spoke in the. southern tree and
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chilled to a hero for the first time. i wondered aloud i'm scared yeah. i'm also scared. to. go. no stay here we won't get a chance to see a fire this big again. the fire poses a real risk to life there's no question about that it'll just swallow you up. i'm not thinking about ghosts i can only think of god god i hope he comes and saves me . without. the neck tonic music remains super hot. and many german d.j.'s on the forefront of the genre. might move along bob and paul banda at
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