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Resilience of slum dwellers to face climate change

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Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh and Caritas Bangladesh jointly organized an inception meeting of the project “Empowering Vulnerable for four slums by building every day and disaster risk” at MAWTS Auditorium, Pallabi, Mirpur in the city on Thursday. The objective of the Inception Meeting was to share the project information with stakeholders and collect valuable suggestions and recommendations for better implementation. . The project will be implemented in four slums under Dhaka North City Corporation and Khulna City Corporation IMG_2959

500 drinking water fountains with public toilets in city

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Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, Honorable Mayor, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) announced that 500 drinking water fountains to be set up in important places of the city along with modern public toilets. He said this while inaugurating two more public toilets in Osmani Uddyan. WaterAid Bangladesh and H&M Foundation in association with Dhaka South City Corporation has launched these public toilets yesterday. Mr. Johan Frisell, Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden and Dr Md Khairul Islam, Country Director, WaterAid Bangladesh were also present in the inauguration ceremony. This visually stunning, female and disabled friendly public toilet at this historically significant location of the city are expected to offer visitors with comfort and convenience. These modern

WaterAid launches another public toilet in city

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WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation has launched another public toilet at Bahadur Shah Park funded by H&M Foundation. Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, Mayor, Dhaka South City Corporation inaugurated this modern sanitation facility today. This visually stunning, female and disable friendly public toilet at this historically significant location of the city are expected to offer visitors with comfort and convenience. These modern toilet equipped with facilities including separate chamber for male and female, locker, hand 1

Stimulating public toilets at CNG filling stations

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WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka North City Corporation has inaugurated a modern public toilet at Zaman Filling Station in the city, funded by H&M Foundation, today. It is one of its kind sanitation facility built at a CNG filling station to support travelers with a safe, clean and well-equipped washroom, free of charge.Md Mesbahul Islam, CEO, Dhaka North City CNG_Refuelling_Station_in_DhakaCorporation, inaugurated the public toilet in presence of Mr Masud Ali Khan,...

Caritas helping cyclone victims

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Caritas is working with Bangladesh authorities in offering aid to tens of thousands of people left homeless by Cyclone Roanu. The cyclone, packing winds up to 88 kilometers per hour, caused a tidal surge along the Bangladesh coast on May 21, leaving at least 26 people dead. The government had ordered the evacuation of about 2 million people in 19 coastal districts. However, many believed the storm was weakening after striking Sri Lanka a few days earlier and refused to leave their homes. BangladeshWomanCyclone

SIDA representative visits LoCAL projects in BD

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Zahra Ayadi from SIDA visited LoCAL schemes in two drought-prone upazilas of Rajshahi District in Bangladesh. She visited a pond that was excavated for retention of surface water in the drought-prone upazila of Godagari. She talked to the community people living around the pond. They face SIDA-logodifficulties in accessing waterbodies in dry season. Additionally, over extraction of ground water during the irrigation season depletes water table in the area and dry-up surface waterbodies. Around 50 families belonging to et...