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24 July 2012 - 11:28amIn late June, 108 people were killed and more than 60,000 people were displaced in south-eastern Bangladesh following a series of landslides and flash floods caused by three consecutive days of torrential monsoon rains. Large parts of the port city of Chittagong, including Cox's Bazaar and Bandarban,...
13 July 2012 - 3:26pmIndonesia is sometimes referred to as nature’s laboratory for natural disasters. Frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, forest fires, floods, whirlwinds and drought ensure that the country is regularly in the top five of the global list of countries most affected by disasters. When a devastating 7.6-...