Garbage-filled Manda canal

  • The Manda canal has turned into a dumping ground with the flow of water blocked. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Manda canal has turned into a dumping ground with the flow of water blocked. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Encroachers have used wooden boards and bamboos to build a slum over the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Encroachers have used wooden boards and bamboos to build a slum over the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Low-income people live in shanties built with boards and bamboos over the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Low-income people live in shanties built with boards and bamboos over the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man collects plastics from garbage dumped into the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man collects plastics from garbage dumped into the Manda canal at Sukh Nagar in Dhaka’s Mugda. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People use bamboo bridges to cross the garbage-filled Manda canal in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People use bamboo bridges to cross the garbage-filled Manda canal in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove