River Erosion

River Erosion

Climate Change

Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees

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

Bangladesh’s shanty towns for climate refugees

Mega projects soon to prevent Teesta erosion: State Minister

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 ...

Mega projects soon to prevent Teesta erosion:  State Minister

Cracks develop in under-construction embankment

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

Cracks develop in under-construction embankment

For Bangladesh’s climate migrants, pandemic job cuts fuel ‘multiple crises’

Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic

Cyclonic storm Amphan destroyed the house of Sahida Khan. Currently she lives with her husband and three children at a house built on a dam. As river Kapotakkha is surging due to the effect of Cyclone Yaas, she is in fear losing the last straw in Loka area of Koyra upazila, Khulna on 25 May 2021

Koyra flood control embankment built with sand from Sundarbans

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 ...

Koyra flood control embankment built with sand from Sundarbans

Climate migrants escape rising seas only to die in factory fire

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

Coastal area is seen flooded after the embankment is destroyed as the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Satkhira, Bangladesh, on 21 May 2020

Another 30-metre of flood control dam collapses in Bogura

Another 30- metre span of flood control dam in Dhunat upazila of Bogura collapsed into the Jamuna River due to strong currents Tuesday

Another 30-metre of flood control dam collapses in Bogura

Prothom Alo Trust

'You are the first to give us rice and dal'

The home of visually impaired Sakhina Bibi, 60, was washed away by tidal surges during the cyclone Yaas

Flood-affected people receive relief items

Magura

River erosion, sand extraction go hand in hand

The rivers Gorai and Madhumati are devouring land and homes, yet extraction of sand from these two rivers continues unabated.

River erosion, sand extraction go hand in hand

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'

The Ashuganj Power Station Company Limited (APSCL) has been allegedly occupying the banks of the Meghna river and filling it up with sands

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'
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