natural disasters

2017, the year of hurricanes, wildfires and floods

2017 has been the year of Climate Change impacts and its horrors making to the news on a daily basis. From hurricanes to wildfires, the previous year was a constant reminder that the planet is in the eye of the great climate change storm.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Climate Catastrophe on the Horizon

Some of the damage due to climate change will be irreversible for centuries.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

2017, the year of hurricanes, wildfires and floods

2017 has been the year of Climate Change impacts and its horrors making to the news on a daily basis. From hurricanes to wildfires, the previous year was a constant reminder that the planet is in the eye of the great climate change storm.

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017

Natural Disasters: Take steps to reduce damage

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to make sure that damages from

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Combating Natural Disasters: World Bank offers $250m soft loan

The World Bank has offered a low-cost loan of $250 million to Bangladesh for tackling natural disasters.

July 29, 2017
July 29, 2017

BD well-prepared to face natural disasters: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that Bangladesh is well-prepared to face natural calamities as the people of this country always live with these problems.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

Countries need more than money to cope with shocks: Report

Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany are among the best placed wealthy countries to cope with shocks like large-scale migration due to their strong safety nets, education programmes and economic opportunities, says a global report by KPMG.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Disaster management in Bangladesh: Reducing vulnerabilities

Bangladesh experienced over 200 natural disasters since 1980, leaving a total death toll of approximately 200,000 people and causing economic loss worth nearly $17 billion.