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  • ORIGIN OF FLOOD

    Vanishing forest cover in Nepal may not be a cause of Bangladesh floods. A study conducted by the University of Berne, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the United Nations

  • Pakistan

    FLOOD HAVOC

    At least 65 people have been killed in heavy rains followed by flash floods in different parts of Pakistan. According to reports, people living in the hill areas were taken by surprise as

  • DEATH BY WATER

    There were reports of epidemics among the victims of flood disaster in Bangladesh in mid-July as the death toll rose to 84. The health ministry's permanent epidemic monitoring centre in Dhaka

  • Human made deluge?

    Human made deluge?

    an estimated 2,750 Bangladeshi villagers who lost their homes in heavy floods last May, have petitioned the World Bank ( wb ) for redress. They opine that the floods in central Bangladesh were

  • MULTIPLE MALADIES

    In a country frequently besieged by floods and storms, there are reportedly severallakh people suffering from five diseases like tuberculosis (TB), goitre, filaria, kalazar, and leprosy in eight

  • FOOD FIASCOS

    The World Bank has some unhappy forebodings for Bangladeshis. In its recent report, it estimates that the nation will face a food deficit of over 40 lakh tonnes ( t) in the current year as a result

  • India

    HELPING LOANS

    With floods in Bangladesh occurring every year leading to severe loss of infrastructure and causing a lot othardship to the people, the Japanese have come forward th a loan of US $5.22 million to

  • BATTLING FLOODS

    Frequent floods has left the Bangladeshis in a state of utter despair. Pitching in to help is the World Bank which recently announced the approval of a US $121.9 million credit. The credit will

  • Living with floods

    Living with floods

    THE book Rivers of life is a result of an exhaustive study based on assessments of existing flood control works in Bangladesh, of related documents, interviews with flood-affected people and

  • Figuring floods

    Figuring floods

    Much water has been muddied over the World Bank sponsored flood control plan in Dhaka

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