This series is a collection of insights from BRAC practitioners who have led responses to mass-scale crises across the world. We present key factors for other practitioners; healthcare professionals, governments and development authorities to consider in preparation, management, relief and recovery.
Seven years on from Rana Plaza, Bangladesh's garment sector faces unprecedented challenges that will fiercely test its resilience. Can COVID-19 serve as a catalyst for a more responsible fashion industry?
Today is World Earth Day, and this year’s theme is climate action. Countries are expected to strengthen their commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. COVID-19, however, is teaching us other lessons.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh is rapidly approaching 3,000. People in already vulnerable situations are suffering the most as economic shutdown continues. BRAC has provided a total 186,074 families with cash support to date and continues to scale up activities.
Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.