Bangladesh - Cyclone Aila: continued suffering one year on

Cyclone Aila hit the south-western coastal belt of Bangladesh, more specifically the Satkhira and Khulna Districts, on 25 May 2009, affecting almost 2.3 million people and immediately killing 325. The tidal surge, which measured 10-13m, inundated the region and washed away huge numbers of houses, livestock, crops and other resources within a very short time.

Bangladesh - Cyclone Aila: un an après, les souffrances demeurent

Le cyclone Aila a frappé la région côtière du sud-ouest du Bangladesh, en particulier les districts de Satkhira et Khulna le 25 mai 2009, touchant près de 2,3 millions de personnes et faisant 325 morts. Une vague de 10-13m de hauteur inonda la région et emporta un très grand nombre de maisons, de têtes de bétail, de cultures et d'autres ressources en très peu de temps.

Deserting the Sundarbans: Local peoples' perspective on ADB-GEF-Netherlands funded Sundarbans biodiversity conservation project

The US$77.3m Sundarbans Biodiversity Conservation Project was suspended three years early because of its failure to conserve biological diversity and reduce poverty in the Sundarbans. This report provides an analysis of the project's design flaws and consequent disintegration, and identifies means of making good the damage done.


47 pages   Unnayan Onneshan, Nijera kori, FPP