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Hurricane Sidr: Appeal of Chief Adviser,looming health crisis and tales of survival November 21, 2007

Posted by bdoza in BANGLADESH, CLIMATE, Sidr.
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Chief Adviser to the Caretaker Government Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed has composed himself, after initial shock and engagement, to appeal in a televised speech all people, irrespective of party and opinion, to come forward in aid of the affected people and to bravely face the national catastrophe of Bangladesh. Though the businessmen and other professionals have responded rapidly, the politicians are dwindling on conditions such as withdrawal of emergency and declaration of Southern Bangladesh as disaster area.

Bangladesh also appeals to the world and international organizations for more help. Though many predicts that the Sidr will destabilize Bangladesh economy, Finance Adviser is hopeful that Bangladesh will be able to overcome the situation.

Huge health crisis is on the way with the scarcity of pure drinking water.

Small and medium enterprises are totally damaged. They need financial support.



Deadly devastation is also resounded with the tales of survival of people.


Links: Daily Star, Prothom Alo, BBC, CNN, Yahoo.


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