In Bangladesh, COVID-19 threatens to cause a humanitarian crisis

2020-08-24T00:15:01+06:00April 6th, 2020|

Dhaka’s streets are eerily empty. When 10 million rickshaw drivers, day labourers, factory workers, maids and others raced to get home before the start of the shutdown - announced by the government on 26 March - the city became unnaturally quiet.