water shortage

Waste of water, way to disaster

The next world war will be over water. And Bangladesh appears to be most oblivious of all amidst the grim global forecast.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

Fire in the hills; locals surviving on leaves, wild herbs

Locals are claiming that a fire caused by the LAMA Rubber Industries on land used for jhum farming in Bandarban is now causing food and water shortage in the remote areas of Lama upazila.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

Waste of water, way to disaster

The next world war will be over water. And Bangladesh appears to be most oblivious of all amidst the grim global forecast.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

Reaching everyone, everywhere

Last year, we met Subita Rani in a tea garden in Sreemangal. A former tea garden worker, Subita walks over half an hour each day,

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

The thirsty land

When Kajol Rekha's primary-school-aged son starts playing with water his mother gets annoyed. It's a source of tension in the

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Sylhet city crippled

We are at a loss to understand why the authorities are assuming such a lacklustre attitude in solving the water scarcity in Sylhet...