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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.

28 Apr 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0924
BANGLADESH - TORNADO
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 APRIL 1989

1. WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON 26 APRIL, TORNADO HIT 5 DISTRICTS IN NORTH OF DHAKA. 500 PEOPLE REPORTEDLY KILLED AND SEVERAL THOUSANDS INJURED.

2. ALL ROADS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN AREA DISRUPTED.

3. PRESIDENT VISITED DISASTER AREA. GOVERNMENT STRUGGLING FOR RELIEF OPERATIONS BY DEPLOYING ARMY FORCE.

4. UNDRO HAS NOT SO FAR RECEIVED REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148

DPR 310 BGD

UNDRO 89/0950