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A brief review on the way of working for Cyclone Roanu response and rehabilitation activities in Bangladesh in the light of CHS and WHS commitments

Cyclone Roanu and activation of HCTT: (As per JNA and HRP report) Tropical storm Roanu made landfall in the southern coastal region of Bangladesh on 21st May 2016. Eighteen (18) coastal districts were affected and among them, seven (7) severely: Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Bhola, Barguna, Lakshmipur, Noakhali and Patuakhali. The cyclone destroyed houses, uprooted trees and breached embankments. Villages were flooded, fisheries swept away and power supply was

interrupted. Within 24 hours, most of the evacuated returned to their homes. However, 1.3 million persons were directly affected by the cyclone’s impact that took the life of 27 persons (15 men and 12 women). Moreover, more than 100 primary schools and Madrassas were damaged due to water logging, strong winds and falling trees. [Click here full report]


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