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Rural BD families spend 2bn Dollars on climate change

By Andrew Norton London, Sep 20 2019 (IPS) – In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend almost US$2 billion a year on preventing climate-related disasters or repairing damage caused by climate change ― far more than either the Bangladesh government or international bodies. Read More »

1,670 families rehabilitated in the home of poor scheme

The government in its home for poor scheme has rehabilitated a total of 1,670 homeless families and widows of six upazilas of the district. The homes were constructed at a cost of Taka one lakh each as part of the government plan to provide shelter to homeless people under Ashrayan Project-II. Under the project 408 homeless families of Naldanga Upazila, ... Read More »

1,670 families rehabilitated in the home of poor scheme

The government in its home for poor scheme has rehabilitated a total of 1,670 homeless families and widows of six upazilas of the district. The homes were constructed at a cost of Taka one lakh each as part of the government plan to provide shelter to homeless people under Ashrayan Project-II. Under the project 408 homeless families of Naldanga Upazila, ... Read More »

‘Missing’ BNP leaders’ families given Khaleda’s Eid gifts

Dhaka, Jun 2 (UNB) – BNP, on behalf of its jailed chairperson Khaleda Zia, on Sunday provided eid gifts to the relatives of its leaders who remain ‘missing’ for a long time. Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir handed over the gifts to the relatives of the missing BNP leaders at Khaleda’s Gulshan office. In a brief address, Fakhrul ... Read More »

Global hunger threatening families because of climate change

By Siddharth Chatterjee Nairobi, Kenya, May 2019 (IPS) – There is barely a corner of human life that will not be affected by climate change, and some of its impacts are already being felt. Consider this, 821 million people are now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting the hunger eradication goal, SDG 2, at risk. Today 15 May, ... Read More »