Cyclone Amphan

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    Study finds disparity in Amphan, COVID-19 relief distribution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 01, 2021

    A study on disaster aid distribution in the poverty-prone Pirojpur district revealed on Sunday that there was unequal allocation of government relief and agricultural support...

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    Corruption eats up 14-76pc of fund: TIB

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 07:17pm on December 24, 2020

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Thursday said that it found financial losses of 14.36 to 76.92 per cent for corruption in four climate change projects relating...

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    Mundas hit hard by COVID-19, Amphan

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:45am on September 13, 2020

    The lives and livelihood of the Mundas have been ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak and cyclone Amphan in the southwest district of Khulna. Most of...

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    Access to primary healthcare narrowed by 30.4pc in coastal areas: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 26, 2020

    Access to primary healthcare through community health centres have shrunk by 30.4 per cent after COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan in costal districts of Khulna and...

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    UN allocates $5million supporting affected by Cyclone Amphan

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on June 25, 2020

    The United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund allocated $5 million to complement the government’s response to the people in need. Last month, Cyclone Amphan caused...

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    Shrimp industry seeks special financial aid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:49pm on June 09, 2020

    The country’s shrimp industry leaders have demanded a special financial package and duty exemption on imported aqua inputs to salvage the industry from the crisis...

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    Workers Party demands budget for Amphan damage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on June 06, 2020

    Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh on Saturday demanded budget allocation for Amphan-hit people. The party held a sit-in programme in front of the National...

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    Ampan damages 12,300 trees in Sunderbans in Bangladesh

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:49pm on May 30, 2020

    Cyclone Amphan has damaged about 12,300 trees in the Bangladesh part of the Sunderbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, on May 22, said chief conservator...

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    Acute water crisis grips Amphan-hit coastal areas

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on May 30, 2020

    Super cyclone Amphan has either damaged or rendered unusable almost all sources of safe drinking water in the country’s most water-stressed coastal areas, leaving thousands...

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    Prince Charles expresses sympathy over Ampahn Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:27am on May 29, 2020

    Prince Charles in a letter to prime minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed sympathy over the losses caused by super cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh. PM’s press...