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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Of course that will adversely impact development and, as always, the poor will suffer the most. Published on 30 Apr — View Original. After the storm, 18 Bangladesh Air Force helicopters and five Bangladesh Navy ships were immediately dispatched with food, medicine, and relief supplies for the hardest-hit areas.

Contact Us – Ask questions and suggest improvements. ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians worldwide. 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 un by Sidr.

Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), 2007

High winds and floods also caused damage to housing, roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. The occurrence of these events in close succession is a reminder of the country’s extreme vulnerability to frequent hydro-meteorological hazards, which stand to be further exacerbated because of climate change.

Retrieved November 23, This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Houses and and schools were demolished. A comprehensive methodology was used to estimate damage to assets, changes in economic flows, and impacts on social and economic conditions. Patuakhali was also hard-hit, with deaths reported. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below. In a cyclone with winds up to kmh made land fall in Bangladesh and killed about 10, people. On 15 November Super Cyclone SIDR, a category IV storm in the international scale, struck the Bangladesh coast and moved inland destroying infrastructure, causing numerous deaths, disrupting economic activities and affecting social conditions, especially in the poorer areas of the country.


Electricity and communication were knocked out, and roads and waterways became impassable.

Part of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Second, is the damage caused by the floods in July-September and third, is the destruction by Cyclone Sidr. Initially moderate upper-level wind shear inhibited organization, while strong diffluence aloft aided in developing convection.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In Cyclons, an emergency cabinet meeting decided to withdraw weekly leave for the government officials to join the evacuation process. Protection from spam and abuse. At least 3, deaths have been reported.

The Daily Star Bangladesh. Print Send email Cancel. This will include building climate resilience into infrastructure design, strengthening mangrove and tidal shelter belts. Archived from the original on November 11, 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. Press Times of India.

Cyclone Sidr

Storm surges reaching up to a height of 3 metres 9. 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. Damage and Losses Damage and loss from Cyclone Sidr was concentrated on the southwest coast of Bangladesh. Huge health crisis looms large”.


The cyclone made landfall in Bangladesh in the evening of November 15, People of the cyclone affected area experienced severe health bangladessh such as diseases like diarrhea cycolne, which spread due to shortage of drinking water.

Or type the email address es below and click ‘Send email’ Your ccylone. It is estimated that perhaps up to 10, people actually lost their lives, with thousands more injured, or missing.

Another cyclone on Nov 29, with winds of up to kmph and a 6. Enter your search terms Submit search form.

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

Death Toll and Damages Most of the cyclones that have made landfall in Bangladesh in the past have caused thousands of deaths. However, property damage was as severe or even worse that that caused in World Bank Assistance to B However, this did not happen. Cyclone walls planted within trees are in place to protect vulnerable areas from storm surges. Archived from the original on November 18, The storm’s surge flooded areas up to a height of 3 metres 9.

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