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 – government 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.

SIDR and its surge resulted in thousands of deaths and massive destruction of coastal communities.

Retrieved January 2, Electricity and communication were knocked out, and roads and waterways became impassable. The damage in Bangladesh was extensive, including tin shacks flattened, houses and schools blown away and enormous tree damage.

The warning was disseminated by emergency response authorities in Bangladesh, prompting massive evacuations of the low-lying coastal areas. Enter your search terms Submit search form. About fishing cycline were unnaccountable and over 3, fishermen were reported missing. Retrieved November 15, Moderate upper-level wind shear inhibited its organized development, however strong diffluence aloft aided in developing convection. Houses and and schools were demolished.


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

Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Another cyclone inwith winds of up to kph killed 12, people. Analysis and Research Compilation of all the World Bank’s publications on South Asia, with ‘search’ options and links to analysis and research on other South Asian countries. Still later on November 11, the system intensified as it moved slowly in a north-westward direction.

Archived from the original on November 11, Press Times of India. Submit Content Share information through ReliefWeb to better inform humanitarians worldwide. Part of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season.

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Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), 2007

Or type the email address es below and click ‘Send email’ Your name. The challenge now is natural disaster augmented by climate change.

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. Overall, the early warning system, preparedness and massive evacuations, resulted in a much lower death toll than that caused by the cyclone.

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. Location Maps – Country maps banglwdesh your reports and presentations.


Damage and Losses Damage and loss from Cyclone Sidr was concentrated on the southwest coast of Bangladesh. A total of 2 million people were evacuated to emergency shelters and that probably contributed to the lower death toll.

In the town of Mothbaria, one of the towns in the very center of the devastation, there was hardly anything left standing, except of a few brick and concrete buildings. Also, cyclone cyckone flooding occurred earlier along the coastal areas of north Chennai in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India.

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Do more with your content! Material included at the website links above is for babgladesh and educational purposes and for disaster preparedness only. Storm surges reaching up to a height of 3 metres 9. Fortunately, the cyclone made landfall when the tide was low, so the surge was not as high as it could have been.