Cyclone Amphan

Cyclonic storm

For Bangladesh’s climate migrants, pandemic job cuts fuel ‘multiple crises’

Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic

Cyclonic storm Amphan destroyed the house of Sahida Khan. Currently she lives with her husband and three children at a house built on a dam. As river Kapotakkha is surging due to the effect of Cyclone Yaas, she is in fear losing the last straw in Loka area of Koyra upazila, Khulna on 25 May 2021

Seemingly unrelated crises share common roots, researchers say

Many everyday individual choices, like eating a chicken sandwich for lunch, have direct links to threats ranging from forest and species loss to climate change

The coastal area is seen flooded after the embankment is destroyed as the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Satkhira, Bangladesh on 21 May 2020.

4.4 million internally displaced in Bangladesh in 2020

As soon as the monsoon started, Sirajganj and Chandpur city protection embankments broke. Hurricane Yash had earlier displaced large numbers of people off the coast and in the islands

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

UN Special Session

PM Hasina for stronger global coop to mitigate water-related disasters

During monsoon 90 per cent water enters into Bangladesh from catchments beyond its border inundating localities while during dry season, a drought-like situation prevails across the country, says ...

PM Hasina for stronger global coop to mitigate water-related disasters

Sundarbans submerged after Cyclone Yaas

The Forest department said this year Cyclone Yaas submerged the largest area of Sundarbans in the last 14 years.

Sundarbans submerged after Cyclone Yaas

Rehabilitate people of the devastated coastal area

Assistance will first have to be given to the worst affected before anything else.

Rehabilitate people of the devastated coastal area

A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some survivors ‘there is nothing’

A year after Amphan roared through South Asia, killing more than 100 people and causing more than $13 billion in damages, an estimated half-million people in southern Bangladesh’s Khulna, Satkhira ...

Damaged home in Bhola as cyclone Amphan ravages south-western districts of Bangladesh

13 years of Sidr, coastal areas still await sustainable dams to escape tidal surge

A warning has been issued as more than five million people across 14 coastal districts are still trapped in the deluge. Hatia, another island of Chattogram, was also inundated

Cyclonic storm Amphan destroyed the house of Sahida Khan. Currently she lives with her husband and three children at a house built on a dam. As river Kapotakkha is surging due to the effect of Cyclone Yaas, she is in fear losing the last straw in Loka area of Koyra upazila, Khulna on 25 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas

Tornedo hits Hooghly, North 24 Parganas

Though the weather department said that these kinds of tornadoes are common ahead of a major cyclone but also admitted that it is very unlikely at a place which is nearly 210 kilometres away from the ...

Tornedo hits Hooghly, North 24 Parganas

Super Cyclone ‘Yash’ might hit Sundarbans between 23-25 May

The met department warned that the ferocity of the cyclonic Storm named by Oman might equal that of ‘Amphan’ that devastated Kolkata and adjoining areas on 19 May last year during the lockdown

The green mangrove forest of Sundarbans. Sundarbans' Kalibagi area in Khulna
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