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30 Sep 2006 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

28 Mar 2006 description

As experts from around the world gather in Bonn, Germany to debate priorities in warning vulnerable communities of impending disaster, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is urging that emphasis be placed on developing communities - not just technologies.

08 Mar 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are act ive in over 183c ountries.

In brief

This Bulletin (no. 02/2 006) is being issued for information only, and reflects the status of the situation and i n formation available at this time.

06 Mar 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are act ive in over 183 countries.

05 Mar 2006 description
report Times Foundation

(Dhaka, March 5) Five people were killed and over 100 wounded as a tornado swept through six villages in Bangladesh, media reports said Sunday.
The tornado hit the southwestern Bagerhat district Saturday night, reported television channel Ntv.

Four people were killed due to house collapse and one person died following lightning in the six villages, swept by the one- and-half-minute tornado.

The channel said the tornado flattened hundreds of houses, trees and electric polls and damaged crops.

The injured people were rushed to different hospitals in the district.