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    Counting the cost - Migrant workers - 28 Aug 09 - Part 1

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Al Jazeera's flagship business programme, bringing you economic news from around the world. This week we look at the migrant workers hit hard by the recession.

    Remittances provide a lifeline to many poor countries. But what happens to those who have lost their jobs and are forced to return home,jobless and penniless?