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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,...
21 June 2012 - 5:15pmNepal is one of the world’s 20 most disaster-prone countries. It faces the threat of devastating floods, landslides, windstorms, hailstorms, fires, glacial lake floods, avalanches and earthquakes. Preparedness is vital in a country where natural disasters claimed more than 27,000 lives and affected...