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Updated on March 29, 2023 7:04 am

Life at 50C: Qatar accused of under-reporting deaths in Gulf’s killer warmth

Throughout the Gulf, excessive warmth is affecting ever extra folks, particularly tens of millions of migrant staff who go there to help their households again residence.

Temperatures that go above 50C, because of local weather change, can depart staff with life-altering sicknesses together with coronary heart failure.

A BBC Arabic investigation has uncovered allegations that Qatar is under-reporting the variety of migrant staff who’ve died of warmth stroke.

Migrant staff who’ve complained about labour legal guidelines being damaged have been jailed.

UK viewers can watch the complete Life at 50C documentary on BBC iPlayer. The Gulf: Killer Warmth


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