Saving Lives

Ear to the Earth

Ear to the Earth

The key to adaptation lies in listening intently to locals and communities at the forefront of the climate crisis by Runa Khan, founder and executive director, Friendship In 2004, I was visiting our hospital ship in the river islands (chars) of the Brahmaputra. This...

Crisis Fatigue

Crisis Fatigue

by Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship The blessing that gives Bangladesh its natural abundance also leaves it vulnerable to nature’s more destructive forces. Bangladesh is formed at the mouth of two of the largest rivers of the world: the...

Friendship Spreads Hope in Dhaka

Friendship Spreads Hope in Dhaka

As the Covid-19 pandemic hits Bangladesh’s capital, Friendship is providing relief supplies to its poorest areas. by Raeed Abd-Allah Chowdhury Cities across the globe are experiencing the worst social and economic repercussions of Covid-19. Dhaka, one of the most...

Silent Catastrophe

Silent Catastrophe

The terrors the Rohingya people fled are well known to the world. But in their new reality, many continue to suffer from psychosocial conditions. by MALIHA KHANMarch 12, 2020 Nurun Nahar must return home to her children. Half an hour stolen between feeding her family...