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Bangladesh: Disaster preparedness in layman’s terms

14 Sep 2014, Daily Star, the

As part of the campaign, implemented by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, university students are encouraged to act as advocates for better preparedness to disasters and journalists are trained to better pass the message of disaster preparedness to the public...


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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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