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20 million people in Bangladesh dying for a drink

20 million people in Bangladesh dying for a drink

Press releases   •   Sep 01, 2016 16:05 BST

Every day in Bangladesh 20 million people drink water laced with dangerous levels of arsenic. The vast majority don’t know they are doing so. It kills an estimated 43,000 people every year but Practical Action is helping to change this.

Pumpkin farmers support flood relief efforts in Bangladesh

Pumpkin farmers support flood relief efforts in Bangladesh

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2016 15:22 BST

A project which helps landless farmers in Bangladesh grow crops on barren land in the dry season has enabled hundreds of pumpkins to be donated to victims of deadly monsoon floods

Practical Action beneficiaries support flood relief efforts in South Asia

Practical Action beneficiaries support flood relief efforts in South Asia

Press releases   •   Aug 04, 2016 17:18 BST

Practical Action staff and beneficiaries are helping victims of devastating floods in Bangladesh.

Smashing Pumpkins! Thousands of landless farmers to turn sand flats into fields

Smashing Pumpkins! Thousands of landless farmers to turn sand flats into fields

Press releases   •   May 13, 2016 07:05 BST

Practical Action's radical climate change adaptation project in Bangladesh is set for a £1m expansion over the next two years, after a successful fundraising appeal, matched by the UK Government.

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Krishi Call Centre nominated for WSIS global award

Krishi Call Centre nominated for WSIS global award

News   •   Mar 27, 2015 12:09 GMT

Help centre giving advice to farmers in Bangladesh recognised for good work.

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"The thing about arsenic is that it kills you every day"

"The thing about arsenic ...

20 million people drink arsenic contaminated water in Bangladesh every day.

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