Bangladesh Floods 2004 - Case Study


Government activated its Standing Orders on Disaster 

Central emergency operation centre set up in Dhaka, taking info from all 64 districts

Water purification tablets and medical supplies were provided

Food (rice, grains, vegetables etc) supplied

Items such as clothing and cooking sets supplied

Longer term responses included supplying materials for housingflood shelters, embankment and road reconstructionschooling, and bridge/culvert repair

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