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Urban planet: migrants' stories
As part of a special series exploring urbanisation, migrants who have left the countryside for a life in the city talk about why they moved, what they have experienced and the pressures they face.

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Ykena Orel (picture courtesy IOM)
Ykena Orel
Port-au-Prince, Haiti


Maria Pinak (picture Mariana Budjeryn)
Maria Pinak
Lviv, Ukraine

Moizuddin Miah
Moizuddin Miah
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pete Deewongsa
Pete Deewongsa
Bangkok, Thailand

Petrona Fleitas
Petrona Fleitas
Buenos Aires

Eric Oppong
Eric Oppong
Accra, Ghana



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