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21 Jan 2003 description

Earlier today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh signed an agreement to launch a USD 14.444 million initiative, aimed at substantially reducing the impact of natural and man-made disasters on the people of Bangladesh over the next five years.

10 Jun 1987 description


UNDRO 87/1279
BANGLADESH - CYCLONIC STORM/TIDAL SURGE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
10 JUNE 1987

1. ON 5 JUNE MIDNIGHT A DEEP DEPRESSION (PREVIOUSLY FORMED IN BAY OF BENGAL) CROSSED HATIYA, SWANDWIP, PATUAKHALI, BHOLA REGION AS A CYCLONIC STORM ACCOMPANIED BY TIDAL WAVE UP TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL AND INUNDATED LOW-LYING ISLANDS.

2. HEAVY RAINS IN ENTIRE SOUTHERN REGION CAUSED FLASH FLOODS IN A FEW AREAS.