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Bangladesh

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Bangladesh: PM for upgrading early warning system

3 Mar 2014, Daily Star, the

'The disaster management policy of the government has taken a paradigm shift from conventional response and relief to comprehensive risk reduction culture', said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as he called for an upgrade of Bangladesh's traditional early warning and disaster mitigation system...


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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