Pandemic scathes the poor

  • Homeless women, who have lost jobs as domestic workers due to the coronavirus pandemic, pass idle time on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Homeless women, who have lost jobs as domestic workers due to the coronavirus pandemic, pass idle time on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A family has taken shelter on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh after losing their sources of income due to the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A family has taken shelter on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh after losing their sources of income due to the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As many as 54 families have taken shelter on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As many as 54 families have taken shelter on the pavement of Atish Dipankar Road in Dhaka’s Malibagh amid the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Homeless people sleep on the pavement outside National Eidgah in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people sleep on the pavement outside National Eidgah in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A homeless man wearing sunglasses walks on the street in Dhaka’s Matsya Bhaban area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A homeless man wearing sunglasses walks on the street in Dhaka’s Matsya Bhaban area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A homeless man with physical disabilities sleeps on the pavement in Dhaka’s Bijoy Sarani area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A homeless man with physical disabilities sleeps on the pavement in Dhaka’s Bijoy Sarani area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homeless people beg passengers for alms at Bijoy Sarani traffic signal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people beg passengers for alms at Bijoy Sarani traffic signal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers of vehicles stuck at Bijoy Sarani traffic signal give money to beggars. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers of vehicles stuck at Bijoy Sarani traffic signal give money to beggars. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Saleha Begum, a woman with physical disabilities who lives with her sister at Chankharpool, lives on the money she gets from begging at Topkhana Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Saleha Begum, a woman with physical disabilities who lives with her sister at Chankharpool, lives on the money she gets from begging at Topkhana Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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