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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.

30 Nov 1988 description


UNDRO 88/2644
BANGLADESH - CYCLONE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
30 NOVEMBER 1988

1. CYCLONE WITH WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 150 KM PER HOUR CROSSED INLAND OVER PATUAKHALI/KHULUA COAST NIGHT 29 NOVEMBER ENDING IN CYCLONIC STORM OVER MADARIPUR DISTRICT, SOUTH OF DHAKA. INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM UNDRO/UNDP RESREP VIA TELEPHONE, TELEX NOT FUNCTIONING DUE TO WIND DAMAGE, SO FAR INDICATE LIKELIHOOD OF TRAIL OF CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO STANDING CROP, HOUSES AND INSTALLATIONS.