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    Lockdown costs poor Bangladeshis economically, socially: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on August 26, 2020

    A new International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh study has found that families with low socioeconomic status, particularly women, experienced financial hardship, food insecurity,...

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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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    US launches food aid project in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:58pm on July 08, 2020

    A new $7 million life-saving food assistance project has been launched to help the poor households in Dhaka at higher risk of COVID-19.  US ambassador...

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    Parveen Sikder donates cash, food items

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:43am on July 05, 2020

    National Bank director and Executive Committee chairperson Parveen Haque Sikder, MP, has donated cash and relief items to helpless poor people. The distribution programme was...

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    COVID-19 makes 1.64cr new poor: BIDS seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on June 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies at a virtual seminar on Wednesday estimated that about 1.64 crore people already became new poor in the country due...

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    COVID-19 makes 1.64cr new poor: BIDS seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on June 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies at a virtual seminar on Wednesday estimated that about 1.64 crore people already became new poor in the country due...

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    BASMAH helps people hit by COVID-19

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:58pm on June 24, 2020

    Bangladesh American Society of Muslim Aid for Humanity, USA, has distributed essential food items and health equipment for free among the poor people in 53...

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    Crowds swell at OMS shops

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:49pm on June 22, 2020

    Economists fear that the urban poor is heading for food crisis as crowds are swelling at OMS shops in the capital. Food officials reported an...

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    New budget should save lives, livelihoods: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on June 08, 2020

    Speakers in a virtual discussion on Sunday said that the upcoming budget should be aimed at protecting the lives and livelihoods of millions of people,...

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    Thousands stranded amid poor response

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on May 23, 2020

    Thousands of people remained stranded in scores of southern coastal villages flooded by seawater after cyclone Amphan caused dozens of breaches in the coastal embankments....

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