Being homeless in stay-at-home era

  • The words 'home quarantine', 'stay at home', 'lockdown' amid the coronavirus outbreak appear meaningless to the rough sleepers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The words 'home quarantine', 'stay at home', 'lockdown' amid the coronavirus outbreak appear meaningless to the rough sleepers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many of the homeless people who live from hand to mouth have to sleep on pavements. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many of the homeless people who live from hand to mouth have to sleep on pavements. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rahima Begum, a homeless woman who sleeps on a pavement at Dhanmondi in Dhaka, does not know what coronavirus is, but the hunger due to a lack of food has made her realise that it is a crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rahima Begum, a homeless woman who sleeps on a pavement at Dhanmondi in Dhaka, does not know what coronavirus is, but the hunger due to a lack of food has made her realise that it is a crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • "How will we stay at home?" Afroza, a homeless woman of Shantinagar in Dhaka who identified herself by a single name, asks. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A homeless woman sleeps on the staircase of a closed shop in Dhaka's Malibagh amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A homeless woman sleeps on the staircase of a closed shop in Dhaka's Malibagh amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Homeless people can be seen sleeping rough early in the morning in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Homeless people can be seen sleeping rough early in the morning in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Homeless people can be seen sleeping rough early in the morning in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Homeless people can be seen sleeping rough early in the morning in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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