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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.

18 Apr 1986 description


UNDRO 86/0874
BANGLADESH - HAIL STORM
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
18 APRIL 1986

1. UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS 100 PEOPLE KILLED AND THOUSANDS INJURED IN SEVERE HAILSTORM WHICH HIT GOPALGANJ AND PIROJPUR DISTRICTS IN SOUTHERN BANGLADESH ON 14 APRIL.

2. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE CAUSED TO HOUSES AND CROPS.

3. GOVERNMENT ASSESSING SITUATION AND DISTRIBUTING RELIEF MATERIALS INCLUDING RICE, WHEAT, MILK POWDER, CLOTHING AND TENTS TO AFFECTED POPULATION.

4. TO DATE NO REQUEST HAS BEEN MADE TO UNDRO FOR INTERNATIONAL APPEAL.