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'68% people of Dhaka, Chittagong have...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 22 2021

The survey took place in and around three Dhaka slums and two Chittagong slums between October 2020 and...

One burned alive in Chittagong slum...

One burned alive in Chittagong slum...

Nation

Tue, Feb 16 2021

50 shanties gutted in the fire

Fire guts another Kalshi slum

Fire guts another Kalshi slum

Dhaka

Mon, Dec 21 2020

This is the second fire in the area within a month

Fire breaks out in Mohammadpur's Johori...

Fire breaks out in Mohammadpur

Accident

Tue, Nov 24 2020

Fire ravaged another slum on Monday night at Mohakhali

Coronavirus: Brac UDP distributes food...

Coronavirus: Brac UDP distributes food...

Dhaka

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Brac will continue its effort to make people safe and resilient during the pandemic

Rupnagar slum fire: Hundreds of shanties...

Rupnagar slum fire: Hundreds of shanties...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Third incident of fire in Rupnagar slum area in less than a year, Fire Service forms probe body

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...