Emran Hossain

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    No relief for flood-hit urban poor in Dhaka

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:37am on August 06, 2020

    Hundreds of inhabitants in Dhaka City Corporations’ flooded neighbourhoods have not received a grain from the authorities despite remaining stranded for about two weeks as...

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    5.5 million affected, 145 killed as flood lingers

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:15am on August 05, 2020

    Over four lakh people got freshly affected by flood over the Eid holidays as the total number of flood victims crossed 5.5 million until Tuesday,...

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    New areas in Bangladesh inundated as India opens Deonai barrage gates

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 09:02pm on July 31, 2020

    About 10,000 families became stranded after the Jamuneshwari River flooded its banks at Badarganj in Rangpur as India opened the 18 gates of Deonai Barrage...

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    Flood turns dozens of families homeless in Dhaka just ahead of Eid 

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:53am on July 31, 2020

    Dozens of families became homeless because of erosion in Dhaka and its adjacent districts as rivers in central Bangladesh continued swelling and flowing far above...

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    Bangladesh faces longest flooding in 2 decades

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:14am on July 30, 2020

    The ongoing flood has already become the longest flood in the last 22 years as it continues to wreak havoc in Bangladesh after 32 days...

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    Flood turns severe in central dists

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:08am on July 30, 2020

    Six rivers in central Bangladesh continued to rise as almost half the country remained under water until Wednesday, over a month after monsoon flood hit...

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    Urban poor starve as food aid suspended

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:46am on July 29, 2020

    The government has suspended the special open market sale of rice introduced to help the urban poor who were force to slash food consumption after...

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    Flood in Dhaka worsening rapidly

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:57pm on July 28, 2020

    After a three-day break, heavy rain began inside Bangladesh, including in the catchment areas of the Brahmaputra, Meghna and Teesta, while forecasters predicted that the...

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    Flood-hit rural poor feel abandoned

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:30am on July 28, 2020

    Food and clean water have become scarcer in the flood-affected areas as more and more people are being affected by the flood and the government...

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    Flood likely to worsen in Dhaka

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:44pm on July 26, 2020

    The official estimate showed 97,104 more people got freshly marooned in the last 24 hours until Sunday afternoon as flooding mostly worsened with Flood Forecasting...