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DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

December 7, 2012 0

DHAKA/BANGKOK 07 December 2012 (IRIN) - In southwestern Bangladesh, recent large-scale water-logging - stagnant flood water that fails to recede - threatens agriculture and public health for years to come. It is a

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DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

December 7, 2012 0

DHAKA/BANGKOK 07 December 2012 (IRIN) - In southwestern Bangladesh, recent large-scale water-logging - stagnant flood water that fails to recede - threatens agriculture and public health for years to come. It is a

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DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 7, 2012 0

DHAKA/BANGKOK 07 December 2012 (IRIN) - In southwestern Bangladesh, recent large-scale water-logging - stagnant flood water that fails to recede - threatens agriculture and public health for years to come. It is a

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DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

December 7, 2012 0

DHAKA/BANGKOK 07 December 2012 (IRIN) - In southwestern Bangladesh, recent large-scale water-logging - stagnant flood water that fails to recede - threatens agriculture and public health for years to come. It is a

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DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

DISASTERS: Slow-onset disasters take toll

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 7, 2012 0

DHAKA/BANGKOK 07 December 2012 (IRIN) - In southwestern Bangladesh, recent large-scale water-logging - stagnant flood water that fails to recede - threatens agriculture and public health for years to come. It is a

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BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people set to flee violence

BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people set to flee violence

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

BANGKOK 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Rohingya - whether currently in Myanmar or Bangladesh - may take to the high seas and head to Malaysia after last month’s deadly sectarian violence

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BANGLADESH: Government urges stronger aid coordination

BANGLADESH: Government urges stronger aid coordination

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 5, 2012 0

DHAKA 05 November 2012 (IRIN) - The international community should strengthen its local coordination in times of disaster, says the Bangladesh government. >

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BANGLADESH: Where landslides are becoming a man-made disaster

BANGLADESH: Where landslides are becoming a man-made disaster

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 23, 2012 0

CHITTAGONG 23 October 2012 (IRIN) - Previously relocated residents of southeastern Bangladesh are returning to the sites of their former homes in hilly areas at high risk of landslides, say activists and locals.

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BANGLADESH: Rohingya refugees face more restrictions

BANGLADESH: Rohingya refugees face more restrictions

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 12, 2012 0

DHAKA 12 October 2012 (IRIN) - Activists warn of further restrictions on Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh following recent communal violence.

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BANGLADESH: Earthquake drill for 30,000 schools

BANGLADESH: Earthquake drill for 30,000 schools

October 12, 2012 0

DHAKA 12 October 2012 (IRIN) - Millions of children across Bangladesh will take part in a nationwide earthquake drill on 13-14 October.

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