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Cyclone Amphan

Cyclonic storm

Uncertainty over life and livelihood: People leaving coastal areas in Bangladesh

The most important thing that came up while looking for solutions to the problem of habitation of people in coastal areas is a sustainable and permanent embankment

A family dwelling on an embankment as river erosion destroys their home following the damage of a coastal embankment along the Bay in Satkhira. Kurikahnia, Ashashuni upazila, Satkhira on 28 September 2020

ECNEC approves Tk 59.06b project to repair rural infrastructures

The project area covers cyclone Amphan affected 69 upazilas in 14 districts of Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Dhaka divisions, flood affected 182 upazilas in 28 districts of Rangpur, Rajshahi, ...

ECNEC chairperson and prime minister Sheikh Hasina chairs the ECNEC meeting virtually from her official Gonobhaban residence, Dhaka

Increase ‘determined contributions’ to combat climate change: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina along with GCA chair and former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon jointly opened the GCA regional office in Bangladesh virtually

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina along with GCA chair and former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon jointly opened the GCA regional office in Bangladesh virtually on 8 September 2020

Cyclone Amphan: Fund crunch hits repairing of damaged Jashore edu institutions

Educational institutions damaged in Jashore during cyclone Amphan are yet to be repaired nearly three months after the natural disaster hit the country on 20 May

People make their way to a safer place before the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Gabura outskirts of Satkhira district

Proper policies needed for flood relief distribution

To eradicate these irregularities, corruption and chaos with relief goods, the government should move away from the conventional distribution system and work on the basis of a sound policy.

Proper policies needed for flood relief distribution

Drinking water crisis grips Amphan-hit Sharankhola

People is Amphan-hit Sharankhola upazila have been facing acute drinking water crisis as saline water gushed into the villages during the cyclone destroying their sources of safe water including ...

Drinking water crisis grips Amphan-hit Sharankhola

West Bengal to plant 50m mangrove trees in Sundarbans: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the state government will plant 50 million mangrove trees in Amphan-hit Sundarbans region within one month.

Villagers plant mangroves along a river bank in Gosaba block in India's West Bengal state, 9 June 2017.

Mumbai faces first cyclone in 70 yrs, shuts offices, asks people to stay home

Cyclone Nisarga was expected to make landfall near the coastal town of Alibag, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Mumbai, on Wednesday afternoon, forecasters said

Commuters drive along Marine Drive as rain falls in Mumbai on 3 June 2020 as cyclone Nisarga barrels towards India's western coast

Amphan brings boundless distress to people in Koyra

Cyclone Amphan, that hit the southern coast of Bangladesh on 20 May, has left 47 villages flooded and over 700 people homeless

People are running to the shelters ahead of  cyclone Amphan in Koyra upazila of Khulna on 20 May 2020.

Amphan: Jhenaidah farmers suffer losses about Tk 900m

Farmers of Jhenaidah district have been counting huge losses as Boro paddy, vegetables, banana, beetle leaf on vast tracts of land were badly damaged by extremely severe cyclone Amphan that battered ...

Jhenaidah farmers suffer huge losses due to extremely severe cyclone Amphan that hit Bangladesh's coastal areas on 20 May evening
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