Victims of fire – Understanding women’s vulnerabilities in urban Bangladesh
ADPC: Victims of fire – Understanding women’s vulnerabilities in urban Bangladesh
Published on: 03/01/2013
Department: Public Health in Emergencies
Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies
File size: 0.25 MB
Fire hazards are a common phenomenon in city life. In Dhaka, approximately 8 million people crowd the streets, creating a human sea difficult to navigate. Coping with fire hazards in Dhaka dramatically differs from other mega-cities, as one blaze may destruct the path of vulnerable low-income areas within minutes.