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  • Monu river embankments at risk of collapse

    Residents of at least 30 villages living close to Monu River embankments in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar are at risk as the river has once again begun to erode the banks in Koterkuna area.

  • Jamuna River erosion in Manikganj

    River erosion in Manikganj

    The water level of Jamuna is rising due to heavy flow from the hill. As a result, erosion started in Shibalaya upazilla of Manikganj.

  • River Erosion: Govt plans to allocate Tk 100cr for victims

    The government is planning to allocate Tk 100 crore to rehabilitate the victims of river erosion across the country.

  • Erosion strikes 19 villages in Goalanda

    The Padma has devoured most of the areas of 19 villages in Rajbari's Goalanda in the last two months.

  • Govt moves to save Naria from Padma

    The cabinet committee on purchase yesterday approved a project, involving Tk 1,077.58 crore, for protecting Naria and Jazira upazilas in Shariatpur from Padma erosion.

  • Furious Padma threatens Naria

    This Padma is not the river they know. At Naria of Shariatpur, 20km from the Padma Bridge construction site, it has changed abruptly for sure. Once relatively calm and quiet in the area, it turned into an all-devouring river in just a few years.

  • Homes lost as erosion strikes again in Sirajganj

    Several villages in Sirajganj are once again under serious threat of river erosion as the Jamuna has already devoured at least 50 homes at Enayetpur point in Shahzadpur.

  • An upazila all but gone

    Teacher Habibur Rahman is proud to be registered as a voter in his ancestral village, Bridashuria in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj.

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    Launch Capsize: 25 missing in Padma

    At least 25 people went missing after two launches fastened to a pontoon in the Padma capsized due to river erosion in Shariatpur's Nariya yesterday morning.

  • Now erosion takes toll on flood victims

    Flood situation is improving as water is receding, but river erosion has taken a serious turn in different parts of the country that

  • Whose city is it, anyway?

    The impassioned descriptions all collide against, but dissolve into each other – the past, present and future, stories of pain, aspiration, fear and anger compete against each other to be heard.