Study: 83% Sundarbans’ mangrove landscape changed for Cyclone Amphan

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Aftermath of the extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan in the Sundarbans on Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Dhaka Tribune Due to the increase in salinity, many Sundari trees in the forest area have died of disease after the cyclone Cyclone Amphan hit the coastal area of Sundarbans, stretching towards both Bangladesh and India in May […]

Destruction by Cyclone Amphan continues to haunt its survivors after one year

Storm surge rushes into a village in Satkhira, destroying a road, following Cyclone Amphan. Photo taken on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Photo: Dhaka Tribune Cyclone Amphan affected the lives of about one million people in Bangladesh’s coastal areas Hajatkhali village of Uttar Bedkashi union in Koyra upazila of Khulna district is located at the southwest […]

A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some survivors ‘there is nothing’

A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some survivors 'there is nothing'

Today, with his home ruined and much of his land vanished or still flood-threatened, he is living with his family in a shack on a raised embankment near his former home in Hajatkhali, in southwest Bangladesh’s Khulna district. “At one time I had everything. I used to make a living by working agriculture on my […]

【Bangladesh】Cyclone Amphan Emergency relief project report – Bangladesh

On May 20th 2020, Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal and caused significant damage in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Peace Winds Japan(PWJ)and its local partner Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCHT) started emergency relief operations in August in Galachipa Upazila of Patuakhali District and Sarankhola Upazila of Bagerhat District. Fishery and fish/shrimp farming are […]