April 17, 2019
In crisis, firefighters are met with delay in reaching their destinations due to the traffic that plagues the city. The problem is compounded further when large, curious crowds gather around places of incidents, making maneuvering, and thus rescuing, a difficult task. In the chaos and confusion, do we lose sight of the grim reality, that it is lives that are at stake?
April 4, 2019
Imagine waking up one morning to find out the home that you lived in for years is reduced to ashes, all your assets are gone, your family members are injured and left with no food, money or shelter. Now, imagine being pregnant or having a pregnant wife only a week away from her delivery date in this situation. Scary? Given the frequent slum fires and violent eviction drives – unfortunately this is not a very uncommon scenario in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
April 2, 2019
How has the weather affected you lately? Are you getting confused about whether it’s spring, monsoon or summer? While most of us tend to shrug off the unpredictabilities in our weather, increasingly harmful effects are at play which are already affecting communities worldwide.
March 28, 2019
I found myself on a long-anticipated journey in 2019. With a black suitcase, a bright pink vest and many questions, an American-Bengali high school girl was heading for the site of an immense international collaboration.