This research investigates the impact of cyclone Sidr on six regional economic systems of Bangladesh. The study uses secondary data on. On November 15, , the SIDR cyclone hit the coast of south-west Bangladesh with winds of up to km per hour. It caused extensive damages to houses. Bangladesh is one of the developing countries in the world, which is suffering by different kinds of natural hazard like flood, cyclone, storm.

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Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), 2007

Submit Content Share information through ReliefWeb to better inform humanitarians worldwide. It is estimated that perhaps up to 10, people actually lost their lives, with thousands more injured, or missing.

There is no intent cyclonw the author to predict or forecast any type of natural disaster or to frighten people. The entire cities of Patuakhali, Barguna and the Jhalokati District were hit hard by the cyclone’s surge of over 5 meters 16 ft. Patel reiterated that the World Bank is fully committed and stands ready to contribute in whichever way possible, to the government’s long-term disaster management and mitigation efforts. In the wake of Cyclone Sidr, the Government of Bangladesh, together with international experts, undertook a comprehensive damage and loss, and needs assessments to ascertain cycoone extent of the damage caused by the storm, and to define a comprehensive and feasible recovery plan.

The warning was disseminated by emergency response authorities in Bangladesh, prompting massive evacuations of the low-lying coastal areas. Part of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Retrieved November 17, This section does not cite ccyclone sources. These areas routinely suffer large-scale losses of life and property.


Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), – Countries & Disasters – International Recovery Platform

For protective health environment, support to reproductive health service, telecommunication support, nutrition supplement. It did kill around 15, people, the sisr since a cyclone killedin the region in Much of the capital city of Dhaka was also severely affected due to the winds and the flooding which affected the city’s infrastucture.

To help reduce further spreading of the diseases, the Government of Norway provided the WHO with four water treatment plants to be used in areas affected by Sidr. Still later on November 11, the system intensified as it moved slowly in a north-westward direction.

However, this did not happen. Economic challenges faced by Bangladesh Bangladesh has been burdened by three adverse shocks this year. Drinking water was contaminated by debris and many sources were inundated with saline water from tidal surges, and sanitation infrastructure was destroyed.

Still another cyclone in ripped through Urir Char and devastated Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and the coastal islands with kmph winds and a 15 foot high surge that killed about 11, people.

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Houses and and cyclpne were demolished. Researchers said mangrove forest Sunderban will take at least 40 years to recover itself from this catastrophe. The Bank is engaging the Government in a planning process that looks at coastal zone management, precisely the area that is most vulnerable in Bangladesh. It created havoc in the coastal districts of Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, and Bhola. The damage in Bangladesh was extensive.


ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians worldwide. Patel also flew over southern coastal areas, covering Kuakata, Patharghata, and Shoronkhola, as well as the Sundarbans forest to observe the devastation caused by the Cyclone Sidr. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cyclone Sidr.

This will include building climate resilience into infrastructure design, strengthening mangrove and tidal shelter belts. The increased oil prices likely to contribute 2. About a quarter of the World Heritage Site didr was damaged.

Past Cyclones and Cyclone Surges in Bangladesh Bangladesh is extremely vulnerable to seasonal cyclones and floods. Retrieved November 18, Retrieved January 27, Death Toll and Damages Most of the cyclones that have made landfall in Bangladesh in the past have caused thousands of deaths. CS1 Bengali-language sources bn Use mdy dates from June Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references Commons category link from Wikidata.

The number of deaths caused by Sidr is estimated at 3, with 1, still missing, and over 55, people sustaining physical injuries. More recently, a cyclone in April 29, with kmph winds swept over the coastal areas of Chittagong with a 25 foot surge and killed an estimatedpeople.