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    5,000 shanties burnt in Mirpur slum fire

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:50am on March 11, 2020

    At least 5,000 shanties burnt to ashes in a fire that originated at a slum known as Shialbari Basti at Rupnagar of Mirpur in the...

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    Recurring fire at slums worrying

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    HOUSING facilities for working class people living in urban areas has been a neglected issue for decades. With goods prices soaring and frequent increases in...

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    Chattogram fire burns 200 shanties

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 03:08pm on February 03, 2020

    A fire burnt down more than 200 shanties in Anu Majhir Ghat area of West Madarbari in Chattogram city on Monday morning. Chattogram divisional fire...

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    Chattogram slum fire destroys 150 shanties

    United News of Bangladesh . Chattogram | Updated at 08:33pm on January 24, 2020

    About 150 makeshift houses were gutted in a slum fire that broke out at a slum at Mirjapul in Muradpur area in Chattogram city. Farid...

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    Uttar Badda slum fire under control

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:27pm on January 12, 2020

    Eight shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a slum at Gudaraghat in the city's Uttar Badda area on Sunday. Russel Shikder,...

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    Fires that leave slum people in distress, call for housing

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    FIRE safety in urban areas has largely been a neglected issue. Risks and vulnerability are especially higher for the poor people. A fire early Friday...

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    Fire burns over 100 houses at Mirpur slum

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 10:33am on December 27, 2019

    A large fire broke out at Bauniabadh slum of Kalshi in Dhaka on early Friday, burning at least one hundred houses. Victims said that they...

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    Ensuring education for slum children stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 02:42am on October 12, 2019

    Development activists and slum-dwellers at a human chain in Rajshahi unequivocally called for ensuring education rights of the female slum children for transforming them into...

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    Jatiya Party demands rehabilitation of Mirpur slum dwellers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Jatiya Party demanded rehabilitation of all the victims of the fire incident on Friday at the Mirpur slum. Visiting the burnt slum at Chalantika in...

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    Victims of slum fire to be rehabilitated: Quader

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha .  Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said victims of shanties razed in the last Friday’s fire at Mirpur’s Chalantika will be rehabilitated. ‘The...