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Bangladesh

Building resiliency of the coastal population to natural disaster

12 Jan 2015, WB

Multipurpose disaster centers have been highly effective in saving lives in the disaster-prone coastal districts. The Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan calls for the repair, maintenance and construction of additional cyclone shelters throughout the coastal zones of Bangladesh, as a priority intervention...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1988 45,000,000
Flood 2004 36,000,000
Flood 1984 30,000,000
Flood 1987 29,700,000
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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