22 May 2013, Islamic Relief Worldwide
In Bangladesh we have our work cut out if we want to prevent huge loss of life and economic losses in future disasters. More embankments and 2,000 more cyclone shelters are needed to make our 712km coastline as disaster proof as possible. Our hope is that through the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction and with a new Hyogo Framework Agreement, we won’t have to face these challenges alone...
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