What if an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits Dhaka?

May 2, 2012
Adnan Morshed
What if an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits Dhaka?

The runway of Dhaka’s international airport was torn asunder along the axis. The damage forced all international flights — carrying emergency medical supplies, food, temporary shelters, and heavy-duty rescue machines — to divert to Chittagong and Sylhet.
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Decoding Pahela Baishakh

April 18, 2012
Adnan Morshed
Decoding Pahela Baishakh

I was in Bangladesh on a whirlwind trip and left the day after Pahela Baishakh. Dhaka was on fire on the first day of the Bangla New Year. I crisscrossed the capital city with an anthropological interest in the people and their frenzied celebration of the day.
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