Crisis

Crisis

Fuel shortages remain in south east England but improvements elsewhere

Britain will from Monday deploy military tanker drivers to deliver fuel after a chaotic week of shortages that has resulted in panic buying and some drivers hoarding petrol in water bottles

Fuel shortages remain in south east England but improvements elsewhere

Iran 'strongly' condemns Taliban offensive on Panjshir Valley

Iran on Monday "strongly" condemned the Taliban's military offensive against holdout fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, as the Islamist group claimed it had taken control of the area

Members of the Taliban Badri 313 military unit stands amid debris of the destroyed Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in Deh Sabz district northeast of Kabul on 
6 September, 2021 after the US pulled all its troops out of the country

Global displacement doubles in a decade: UN

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million

Factfile on the world's refugees and displaced persons, including the largest burden on populations, and where they come from, according to UNHCR data.

Consumers may experience disruption in gas supply until 16 June

Consumers may experience trouble in gas supply from Monday to Wednesday due to disruption in delivery of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Consumers may experience disruption in gas supply until 16 June

China posts slowest population growth in decades

China's population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed on Tuesday, highlighting fears of a looming crisis over an ageing society

China posts slowest population growth in decades

World running out of time to tackle climate crisis: UN

2021 must be the year of action for protecting people against the "disastrous" effects of climate change, the United Nations insisted Monday, ahead of a crucial US-convened summit

World running out of time to tackle climate crisis: UN

Women walk extra mile for water in coastal Khulna

A reality check has revealed that not only Sutarkhali, scores of other villages in the coastal upazilas of Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat districts -- such as Shyamnagar, Kaliganj, Tala, Debhata, ...

Coastal women suffer most due to water salinity

Water crisis threatens life as natural sources dwindle

A country where of natural water sources are plenty, including rivers, streams, haors, wetlands, canals and channels, why is there a crisis of water?

Water crisis threatens life as natural sources dwindle

World Water Day

Water scarcity worsens hill people's woes

Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban districts of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are facing an acute crisis of water. Experts and local families blame deforestation for the drying up of the springs and ...

Water scarcity worsens hill people's woes

Household consumers to suffer more as gas crisis to intensify further

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has issued a demand letter for additional gas supply as irrigation season is going to start from the next week.

Household consumers to suffer more as gas crisis to intensify further
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