natural disaster

Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown making a difference

With a vision to improve the lives of the underprivileged, Inner Wheel Club (IWC) of Dhaka Uptown strives to restore harmony by establishing women’s rights, ensuring maternity healthcare, fighting poverty and diseases, providing education, and much more.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Study finds nearly 1 in 4 of world population at risk of severe flooding

Almost a quarter of the world's population are exposed to significant flood risks, according to new research published Tuesday, which warned those in poorer countries were more vulnerable.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown making a difference

With a vision to improve the lives of the underprivileged, Inner Wheel Club (IWC) of Dhaka Uptown strives to restore harmony by establishing women’s rights, ensuring maternity healthcare, fighting poverty and diseases, providing education, and much more.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Afghanistan earthquake: Survivors dig through rubbles by hand

Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people, as the Taliban and the international community that fled their takeover struggled to aid the disaster’s victims.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

“Floods cause damages but have some positive aspects too”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said severe floods cause damages but they also have some positive aspects.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Sunamganj man, injured while collecting flood relief, dies

A man who was injured yesterday (June 20, 2022) while trying to collect relief dropped from an Air Force helicopter at Tahirpur upazila in Sunamganj died this morning (June 21, 2022) in hospital.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

PM observes flood situation from chopper

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (June 21, 2022) inspected the flood situation in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona and adjacent areas.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Sylhet Uposhohor still under water

Water has started to drain from several roads in Sylhet city this morning (June 20, 2022) after being submerged for nearly two days. However, Sylhet Uposhohor, on the banks of Surma river, is still flooded.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

“I witness nothing but ignorance towards Sylhet”

With no sign of hope, the people in Sylhet are always bracing themselves for the worst.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

'Bangladesh remarkably successful in cyclone response'

Over the decade, Bangladesh has earned the name of a role model in disaster management despite being one of the most disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable countries.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Flood batters 657km roads in Sylhet, Sunamganj

Around 657 kilometres of 153 roads in Sylhet and Suamganj have been submerged due to flood as the water of the river Surma and Kushiyara is still flowing above the danger level.