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Red Crescent distributes household essentials...

Red Crescent distributes household essentials...

Dhaka

Sun, Apr 22 2018

On March 11, a deadly fire broke out at Elias Ali Slum severely affecting around 8,000 families.

Mirpur slum residents search for salvation...

Mirpur slum residents search for salvation...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 13 2018

'We weren’t even able to save clothing for the children'

Fire guts 8,000 shanties in Mirpur...

Fire guts 8,000 shanties in Mirpur...

Dhaka

Mon, Mar 12 2018

A total of 20 fire fighting engines rushed to the spot and doused the flame after five hours of frantic...

In pictures: Tejturi Bazar slum on...

In pictures: Tejturi Bazar slum on...

Dhaka

Mon, Jan 1 2018

The fire broke out at the slum behind the railway market in the area around 12pm

Bangladesh's urban underbelly a cause...

Bangladesh's urban underbelly a cause...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 30 2017

About 2.2 million people live in the nation's urban slums as squatters and floating population. This...

Rohingya refugees at risk of elephant...

Rohingya refugees at risk of elephant...

Nation

Wed, Sep 27 2017

Around 78 wild elephants live in the conserved forests of Ukhiya and Teknaf

No way to live

No way to live

Subarna Dhar

Mon, Jul 24 2017

Slum-dwellers deserve better housing for a decent life

‘Sylhet’s slums are better than the...

‘Sylhet’s slums are better than the...

Nation

Sun, Jul 9 2017

Muhith says the slums in Sylhet get all sorts of facilities

‘Women-centred approach not best way...

‘Women-centred approach not best way...

Dhaka

Thu, May 18 2017

'Violence against women is preventable even in low-income and patriarchal settings such as those in Dhaka...

13-year-old boy feeds 800 homeless Korail...

13-year-old boy feeds 800 homeless Korail...

Dhaka

Sat, Apr 1 2017

The Korail slum, located across the Gulshan area and divided by a lake, has been besieged by fire three...

Hazaribagh fire guts 80 shanties

Hazaribagh fire guts 80 shanties

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 7 2017

At least 80 tin-shed shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out in a Hazaribagh area in Dhaka Tuesday...

Rehabilitation of slum dwellers: Taking...

Rehabilitation of slum dwellers: Taking...

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 3 2017

None of the world’s megacities may come close to Dhaka in terms of population boom. Amid this hyper-density...

Mohammadpur slum fire likely linked...

Mohammadpur slum fire likely linked...

Dhaka

Sat, Feb 18 2017

The fire that gutted nearly 200 shanties inside Bashbari slum in Mohammadpur, Dhaka on Thursday could...

‘Fire set by masked man on...

‘Fire set by masked man on...

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

A resident of Bashbari Slum in Mohammadpur, where a fire gutted 200 homes early Thursday morning, has...

Of the ignored population

Of the ignored population

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

Dhaka has a building boom, with high-rises mushrooming all over the city. But, the people whose work...

One burnt in Tejgaon railway slum...

One burnt in Tejgaon railway slum...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 10 2017

A man has suffered burn injuries in a fire that broke at the railway slum in Tejkunipara of Dhaka’s...

HC questions Jannatbagh slum...

HC questions Jannatbagh slum...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jan 5 2017

The High Court on Wednesday put an injunction order of six months on any kind of eviction drive at Jannatbagh...

Were the Dhaka slum fires arson?

Were the Dhaka slum fires arson?

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 24 2016

The government does not want us to live here. It has plans to establish an ICT park; they recently banned...

Thrive and Direct Fresh seek donations...

Thrive and Direct Fresh seek donations...

D2

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Thrive, an NGO, connects global donors and local volunteers to underprivileged schoolchildren to improve...

Art for health

Art for health

D2

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Doctors Without Borders introduces creative mental health support to women in Kamrangirchar slums

Fight disaster, fight child...

Fight disaster, fight child...

Opinion

Sat, Jul 16 2016

The efforts to unite the community to build resilience to climate change and disasters have already helped...