According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Char Rajibpur is home to some of the poorest people in the country. The poverty rate here is 79.6
Around 400 houses of four villages in Shahjadpur upazila in Sirajganj have been devoured by the Jamuna river in the last one week
As more extreme weather drives worsening flooding, erosion and storms in low-lying Bangladesh, thousands of families like hers are moving to the slums of Dhaka
Water Development Board officials are trying to prevent the erosion in only five kilometers area while about 40 kms of the left bank of the river is under erosion threat, said locals
Once 40 families lived in Krishnagar village but now only five families are living there. The river erosion not only shattered their dreams but also made many people poor
At the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Bangladesh will again highlight the challenges it is facing due to the extreme weather events, and call for international help to help adapt
The government is trying to implement mega projects in the Teesta to permanently prevent the erosion of the Teesta river and prevent floods, said state minister for disaster management and relief ...
Several cracks have developed in the embankments while some porous parts of these have turned vulnerable, likely to allow surge of water and inundation of vast areas
Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic
Sand is being used instead of soil to repair an embankment in Koyra upazila of Khulna in a bid to control the floods in the area permanently. The sand is being extracted from a river near the ...
Family members of four of the 10 victims of the factory fire who spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation said their livelihoods had also been hit by river erosion and floods
Another 30- metre span of flood control dam in Dhunat upazila of Bogura collapsed into the Jamuna River due to strong currents Tuesday
The home of visually impaired Sakhina Bibi, 60, was washed away by tidal surges during the cyclone Yaas