Air pollution during roadworks

  • Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka say they suffer from diseases for working in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka say they suffer from diseases for working in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka say they suffer from diseases for working in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka say they suffer from diseases for working in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Female workers at Gulistan in Dhaka work without safety gear in smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka burn shredded clothes from factories to heat pitch – a process that creates clouds of fumes and causes air pollution. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka burn shredded clothes from factories to heat pitch – a process that creates clouds of fumes and causes air pollution. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Passers-by suffer at Gulistan in Dhaka for smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Passers-by suffer at Gulistan in Dhaka for smoke created from heating pitch for roadworks. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka burn shredded clothes from factories to heat pitch – a process that creates clouds of fumes and causes air pollution. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Workers at Gulistan in Dhaka burn shredded clothes from factories to heat pitch – a process that creates clouds of fumes and causes air pollution. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu