Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone Bijli - Apr 2009

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Cyclone Bijli struck the costal line of Chittagong on the 14 April. Due to the cyclonic storm “Bijli”, at least 24 upazilas, 76 unions, 6600 families and 92558 people of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Noakhali and Bhola were affected. At least 5 people was reported dead. Approximately, 15000 people in Laxmipur, 3000 in Bagerhat, 7000 in Pirojpur and 10000 in Barguna were in shelters. (Gov’t of Bangladesh, 20 Apr 2009)

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