A report on “RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE’’
On 24 April 2013, closely after 9 am Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building, collapsed in Savar, a sub-district in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The search for the dead ended on 13 May with the death total of 1,129. Approximately 2,515 injured people were rescued from the building alive. It is considered to be the deadliest garment-factory accident in history, as well as the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern human history.
The building contained garment factories [Ether Tex Ltd., New Wave Bottoms Ltd, New Wave Style Ltd, Phantom Apparels Ltd and Phantom Tac Ltd], a bank [Bank Asia], and several other shops. Approximately 1127 workers have been died and 2438 people were rescued alive. A total of 3,565 people - dead and alive and still many workers were missing. On the other hand Bank and other shops were closed before the day of collapsed. So, the authority of garment factories bound their workers to continue work being this unsafe situation.
After Collapsed Rana Plaza
The first and foremost policy of the rescuers was to bring out the people trapped inside the building, even if the operation progresses slowly to free them out. Enough food, water, oxygen, blood and medicine is required to keep them safe and alive. The rescuers supplied food, water and oxygen to people trapped inside the building. Relatives of the victims vented anger as the law enforcers barred them from going near to the collapsed building. As people were not seen to be satisfied with the preparations taken by the government, they started to help with whatever they can. People used Facebook as a media to convey the latest requirements needed for the survivors, which included cash money, oxygen cylinders, foods, medicine and many more. Many organizations, citizens. Those who were dead were kept at nearby college, called Adhar Chandra School and College. The rescue operation continue on May 13, 2013. During this time not only the...