Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

14 Days into Savar Tragedy

Rescuers ceaselessly work to pull out bodies from the ruins of Rana Plaza even in heavy rains yesterday.

Rescuers ceaselessly work to pull out bodies from the ruins of Rana Plaza even in heavy rains yesterday.

A view of the current state of the disaster site from above. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A view of the current state of the disaster site from above. Photo: Anisur Rahman

People who owned businesses in Rana Plaza appeal to the government to arrange compensation and rehabilitation for them. Photo: Anisur Rahman

People who owned businesses in Rana Plaza appeal to the government to arrange compensation and rehabilitation for them. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Children cry their hearts out at the sight of the body of their father, Israel, who worked on the sixth floor of the nine-storey building. Israel's body was found 14 days after the tragedy took his life. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Children cry their hearts out at the sight of the body of their father, Israel, who worked on the sixth floor of the nine-storey building. Israel’s body was found 14 days after the tragedy took his life. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A pair of scissors and an identity card, lying on the pile of rubbles, only bear testimony to the once-bustling floors of Rana Plaza where all hell broke loose on April 24 and silenced the humming of the garment workers and their sewing machines for good. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A pair of scissors and an identity card, lying on the pile of rubbles, only bear testimony to the once-bustling floors of Rana Plaza where all hell broke loose on April 24 and silenced the humming of the garment workers and their sewing machines for good. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Surviving workers gather on the shooting field of Savar Cantonment to collect their salaries to be disbursed by BGMEA. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Surviving workers gather on the shooting field of Savar Cantonment to collect their salaries to be disbursed by BGMEA. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A woman stares into the horizon as she waits for her daughter's body at the playground of Adharchandra High School in Savar. Photo: Anisur Rahman

A woman stares into the horizon as she waits for her daughter’s body at the playground of Adharchandra High School in Savar. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Rita came to Savar Cantonment to get her salary with a broken leg since the everyday concern of the low wage garment workers is how to subsist. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Rita came to Savar Cantonment to get her salary with a broken leg since the everyday concern of the low wage garment workers is how to subsist. Photo: Anisur Rahman