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Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi...

Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 21 2019

Indian authorities have asked a developer to tear down and rebuild Dharavi, a bustling settlement in...

No way to live

No way to live

Editorial

Mon, May 20 2019

It is time our development vision included a long-term, sustainable solution

Teaser released of crowdfunded film...

Teaser released of crowdfunded film...

D2

Thu, Oct 11 2018

Young filmmaker Juboraj Shamim wanted to make something that would say, “At the end of the day...

A problem to solve

A problem to solve

Special Supplement

Sun, May 20 2018

Community health solutions for women in urban slums

Slum residents are not ignorant

Slum residents are not ignorant

Mehnaz Abbasi Badhan

Sat, Feb 10 2018

How can we better manage disasters in slum areas?

No progress without homes for the...

No progress without homes for the...

Opinion

Mon, Jan 8 2018

There is no real development if the most marginisalised in our society continue to suffer

Minister: High-rise buildings to replace...

Minister: High-rise buildings to replace...

Dhaka

Sun, Jan 7 2018

The government is building 70,000-80,000 flats in Purbachal, and 14,500 flats more in Jhilmil residential...

An epiphany for Maria

An epiphany for Maria

Opinion

Sun, Dec 17 2017

The Maria Cristina Foundation is doing the good work for our children in the slums

Escaping Mother Nature’s wrath

Escaping Mother Nature’s wrath

ABM Mushfiq-uz-Zaman

Wed, Jul 26 2017

When it comes to flooding, it is the poor who suffer the most

A roof over one’s head

A roof over one’s head

Editorial

Fri, Jul 21 2017

It is of utmost importance to have good quality affordable housing

Chittagong authorities sever illegal...

Chittagong authorities sever illegal...

Nation

Wed, Mar 29 2017

The local administration issued warnings to residents after stationing a mobile court in the area

Slums are more expensive per square...

Slums are more expensive per square...

Dhaka

Sun, Mar 19 2017

'Around 44% of Dhaka's residents are poor and yet they are denied basic access to their rights,' architect...

A society under fire

A society under fire

Ekram Kabir , Ekram Kabir

Fri, Mar 17 2017

Will anything change now?

Shanty town fire in Philippines leaves...

Shanty town fire in Philippines leaves...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 8 2017

A massive fire swept through a crowded shanty town near the docks in Manila, destroying houses and leaving...

A peek into the first national conference...

A peek into the first national conference...

Climate Change

Fri, Dec 23 2016

But even more important than the technical mainstreaming into planning is the need to be much better...

Planning, not punishment

Planning, not punishment

Editorial

Sat, Dec 10 2016

A more long term solution is needed for where and how these poor people will be housed

A comprehensive housing solution

A comprehensive housing solution

Editorial

Tue, Dec 6 2016

The tragedy is that solutions exist, and yet they have been routinely ignored