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Bangladesh constructs hundreds of new disaster resilient structures in cyclone prone districts

25 Mar 2015, Shanghai Daily

Bangladesh has been constructing new, and repairing hundreds of existing cyclone shelters and shelter access roads in cyclone prone areas in coastal districts, reports Shanghai Daily. This is being done in collaboration with the World Bank through a project to restore the livelihoods of people affected by disaster and to build long-term disaster preparedness...


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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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