A huge fire broke out at Chalantika slum in the capital's Mirpur on Friday evening, rendering several hundred families homeless.
"Otherwise, the damage would have been bigger", local police chief Golam Rabbani said. Rahman said the government will initially provide a total of 500 tonnes of rice and 1.3 million taka ($15,476) for everyone affected and authorities were looking into the reason for the fire and to assess the extent of the damage.
"We are providing them with food, water, mobile toilets, and electricity supply", municipal official Shafiul Azam told AFP, adding that authorities were trying to find permanent accommodation.
Experts say fires are frequent in Dhaka due to lax safety measures.
Many of them suffered minor burn injuries while escaping the fire last night.
Slum dwellers said that at 7:15pm, they suddenly noticed bellowing smoke and fire in the midst of the slum that spans over 30 bighas of land beside the Milkvita Road in Mirpur 7 neighborhood. "A lot of these people work in the garment factories, some are rickshaw pullers, some people are day labourers whose life savings were in the shanty homes where they lived".
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And the firefighters have not determined immediately the cause of the blaze.
Fires in Bangladeshi slums where hundreds of thousands of people are crammed in shacks along rail and waterways s are common.
On February 20, another fire broke out at a chemical warehouse and spread through four adjacent buildings at Chawk Bazar, causing the deaths of at least 70 people.
In 2012, a fire swept through a nine-storey garment factory near Dhaka killing 111 workers.
A June 2010 fire in the nearby neighbourhood of Nimtoli, one of the most densely populated districts of the capital, killed 123 people.
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