Cyclone Aila

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  • Cyclone Aila
    • Responses
      • Immediately after the storm a 33- member team of Bangladesh navy was deployed to the affected area.
      • The red cross supplied water purifying tablets and other resources
      • Deputy commisioner of satkhira district allocated ten tonnes of rice and 1450 dollars in immediate relief funds
      • The support from the government increased to 175,714 dollars and 2500 tonnes of rice
    • Causes
      • Aila formed over the Bay of Bengal on May 23
      • Catergory 1 at time of landing
      • 75mph winds
      • 270mm precipitation
    • Effects
      • Over 210 died
      • Over 800 injured
      • 500,000 lost homes
      • Road network destroyed
      • Farm lands destroyed
      • Over 58,450 domestic animals were killed
      • Several rivers burst their banks
      • Communications and water supply system became defective

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