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Bangladesh: Staving off disasters together - Op-ed

28 Jul 2014, DT

Using as example the promotion of safety and resiliency of communities by the private sector through investment in disaster risk reduction, which would at the same time protect their own business continuity as well as the community to which their employees and suppliers belong to, the article calls for disaster risk reduction to be a responsibility shared equally between the public and private sectors...


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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