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THE IMPACT OF SAVER TRAGEDY ON GARMENTS SECTOR IN BANGLADESH

Wednesday April 24th, 2013 is an undoubtly a date that will live in infamy. In the worst ever building collapsed in Bangladesh. the nation as well as the rest of the world watched in horror as so many innocent lives were brutally ended when the eight story Rana Plaza housing four garment factories a branch of a private branch of a private bank and a number of shops came crashing down causing death and devastation all around. The death & injured list garments accidents is below. Some garment factory incident between (2005 to 2013) ACCIDENT DATE Spectrum sweater Industries April 11,2005
Limited(Ashulia) Phoenix Garments in tejgaon Garib & Garib sweator factory,Gazipur Ha-meem Groups of sportswear factory (Ashulia) Tazneen Fashion Fire in ashulia Rana Plaza collapse in savar

GARMENTS NAME

DEATH NUMBERS 75 workers At least25 workers At least 25 workers

February 25,2006 February 25,2010

December14,2010 November24,2012 April24,2013 Sources: Newspaper, Reports

At least 31 workers At least 112 workers At least 1129 workers

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One can just simply and directly ask the questions after 42 years of being an independent nation, after years of development marching with the wings of time and technology, after so much advancement in various fields and after containing to move forward, raising hopes for the people who chose to believe is such a monumental tragedy acceptable? The reasons of collapse building due to unauthorized building structure, overloaded of weight didn’t maintain building code also. The causes of tragic death and devastation due to threat of cutting three day wage cuts and jobs cut and using the workers in order to politics. After the building collapsed rescue efforts were prompt and organized. In the face of the ultimate adversity, sheer dedication, the love for your…...

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