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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Archived from the original on November 18, It did kill around 15, people, the highest since a cyclone killedin the region in Based on that development, a “Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert” was issued for the region. There is another saying that it is derived from the Sinhalese Language where “Sidr” means ‘hole’ or ‘eye.

Or type the email address es below and click ‘Send email’ Your name. There was extensive flood damage at Barisal and at Baniashanta, across from the port city, Mongla, as the cyclone’s surge rolled in. Connect With ReliefWeb Receive news about us.

Much of the capital city of Dhaka was also severely affected due to the winds and the flooding which affected the city’s infrastucture. Material included at the website links above is for informative and educational purposes and for disaster preparedness only. About a quarter of the World Heritage Site “Sunderbans” was damaged. A service provided by. Skdr disaster prevention measures, including an improved forecasting and warning system, coastal afforestation projects, cyclone shelters, and banglsdesh are credited with lower casualty rates than what would have been expected, given baangladesh severity of the storm.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cyclone Sidr. It made landfall on Bangladesh with winds of up to kmph and a surge that was 10 meters ln.

About fishing boats were unnaccountable and over 3, fishermen were reported missing. Coastal districts of Bangladesh faced heavy rainfall as an early impact of the cyclone. The bamgladesh made landfall in Bangladesh in the evening of November 15, Past Cyclones and Bsngladesh Surges in Bangladesh Bangladesh is extremely vulnerable to seasonal cyclones and floods.

Retrieved November 18, Executive Summary On 15 NovemberCyclone Sidr struck the south-west coast of Bangladesh with winds up to kilometers per hour. The Bangladesh government alone cannot deal with a problem of such enormous cycllone.

Drinking water was contaminated by debris and many sources were inundated with saline water from tidal surges, and sanitation infrastructure was destroyed.

Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), 2007

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Retrieved May 13, The experience was clearly dreadful and the challenge of recovery is enormous. However, this did not happen.

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ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since Overall, the early warning system, preparedness and massive evacuations, resulted in a much lower death toll than that caused by the cyclone. Cyclone walls planted within trees are in place to protect vulnerable areas from storm surges. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Fortunately, the cyclone made landfall when the tide was low, so the surge was not as high as it could have been.

Huge health crisis looms large”. Forecast heights of the storm surge predicted by a numerical model developed by Dr. It created havoc in the coastal districts of Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, and Bhola. The warning was disseminated by emergency response authorities in Bangladesh, prompting massive evacuations of the low-lying coastal areas.


The Bank cycpone engaging the Government in a planning process that looks at coastal zone management, precisely the area that is most vulnerable in Bangladesh.


There is no intent by the author to predict or forecast any type of natural disaster or to frighten people. A better defined cyclonic circulation developed when the vertical cyclonr begun decreasing. Some local officials have described the damage as being even worse than that from the cyclone. Prothom Alo in Bengali.

Water – Cyclone Sidr: World Bank Assistance to Bangladesh

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. World Bank Assistance to Bangladesh. Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons. The cyclone was the second natural disaster to affect Bangladesh in twelve months. The challenge now is natural disaster augmented by climate change.

Bangladesh is a country that is almost entirely situated on an an enormous delta that has been formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers and their tributaries.

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Tropical cyclones of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Views Read Edit View history. Patel reiterated that the World Bank is fully committed and stands ready to bsngladesh in whichever way possible, to the government’s long-term disaster management and mitigation efforts.