Sylhet flood 2022

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

An open letter to Bangladeshi youth

You hold, in your anger and your compassion, the ability to bend the arc of our future towards justice.

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Ensuring climate justice for the urban poor

It is estimated that Bangladesh may see 13 million internal climate migrants by 2050.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Why aren’t we looking at climate-based solutions to address flooding?

Doing so could help avoid the yearly sufferings of many vulnerable and poor citizens.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Parvez Hasan in aid of the flood-affected in Bangladesh

At present, when people of Sylhet, Sunamganj and Kurigram are affected by the devastating floods. YouTuber, Parvez Hasan has taken numerous steps to stand by the flood victims along with many other compassionate individuals of the country.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Inaccessible, in distress

Thousands of people in 93 unions -- one-third of the total 336 in Sylhet division -- suffer immensely as no humanitarian aid could reach them as yet.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Why I’m a fan of Ananta Jalil

But not because of the logic-defying stunts in AJ's latest movie venture, Din: The Day. It's because of Ananta Jalil, the human being.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Shaheda to auction trophy for Sylhet flood victims

Bangladesh women’s U-19 football star Shaheda Akter Ripa aims to raise funds for the victims of Sylhet’s devastating flood by auctioning the trophy she won as the top goal scorer in the U-19 SAFF Championships last year.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Every life matters at Animal Rescuers Bangladesh

Severe flooding in the northeast of Bangladesh has left millions stranded in greater Sylhet including Sunamganj. Both human and animal lives are at stake, with almost no access to food, shelter or safety for days at a stretch. Various rescue organisations including Animal Rescuers Bangladesh are trying to access these flood-affected regions to provide necessary assistance to the survivors.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Our embankments are contributing to floods, not stopping them

Dr S Nazrul Islam, founder of Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) and Vice President of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), speaks with Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about the causes behind the devastating floods in Sylhet and Sunamganj, and what the government must do to avoid such disasters in the future.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

At least 9 dead due to flood, lightning, electrocution in Sylhet division

At least nine people died due to flood, lightning and electrocution in Sylhet division.