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22 Jun 2018 description
  • 170 (63%) health facilities are currently registered as active EWARS reporting sites and no new facilities registered this week.

  • In week 24, 56 weekly reports (33%) were received by Tuesday 19 June 2018, resulting in a cumulative completeness of 69% in 2018. This sudden drop of reporting rate is mostly due to the heavy rain and the public holidays that took place this week.

  • 4 alerts were triggered this week. All alerts went through initial verification within 72 hours of being triggered by WHO EWARS team.

  • WHO EWARS team

17 Jun 2018 description

This is not a list of messages to be read aloud to the community. Instead, field workers are encouraged to use this information to inform discussions with community members. These discussions should be as participatory as possible and allow time for questions and discussions of answers.

We encourage all field workers to:

  • Listen to the concerns and worries about cyclone early warning coming from communities. Cyclones can be a frightening concept and individuals may have different needs.

14 Jun 2018 description
  • An estimated total FDMN population of 866 000, of which 734 176 (85%) are under surveillance in the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS).

  • 170 (63%) health facilities are currently registered as active EWARS reporting sites and no new facilities registered this week.

  • This week, 104 weekly reports were received in time, resulting in a cumulative completeness of 69% for 2018.

13 Jun 2018 description

According to the information of Bangladesh Meterological Department (BMD) & Indian Meterological deaprtment (IMD) , Medium to Heavy rainfall in expected in North-eastern, South-eastern part of Bangladesh & adjoining Indian part with very heavy rainfall in some isolated areas in next 24-48 hours.

Sylhet, Sunamgonj & Moulavibazar:

Rainfall with a magnitude of 40-80 mm is expected in next 24-48 hours in this region and adjoining Indian part. Water levels in Surma- Kushiyara and Manu rivers may continue to rise at slower rate in next 24 hours.

13 Jun 2018 description
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Bangladesh is known as one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world because of its geographical location and the adverse effects of climate change present a range of development issues and challenges that call for a strong policy response to address them. The government of Bangladesh is committed to address the vulnerabilities arising from climate change, formulating policies and frameworks.

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