This research investigates the impact of cyclone Sidr on six regional economic systems of Bangladesh. The study uses secondary data on. On November 15, , the SIDR cyclone hit the coast of south-west Bangladesh with winds of up to km per hour. It caused extensive damages to houses. Bangladesh is one of the developing countries in the world, which is suffering by different kinds of natural hazard like flood, cyclone, storm.

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The aim of bangladesn assessment is to identify priority areas to support the Government of Bangladesh in cyclone recovery efforts as well as to design a disaster management strategy. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Based on that development, a “Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert” was issued for the region. Death Toll and Damages.

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Archived from the original on November 26, A catastrophic surge flooded the area and caused most of the deaths and the damage. The name Sidr was contributed by Oman ; it is an Arabic name of a tree belonging to the genus Ziziphusspecifically the Ziziphus spina-christi.

Also, cyclone surge flooding occurred earlier along the coastal areas of north Chennai in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India. Bangladesh is a country that is almost entirely situated on an an enormous delta that has been formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers and their tributaries.


To help reduce further spreading of the diseases, the Government of Norway provided the WHO with four water treatment plants to be used in areas affected by Sidr. This extensive river system is constantly fed by waters of melting snow from the Himalayan mountains. It did kill around 15, people, the sivr since a banglacesh killedin the region in In the aftermath of the disaster it was recognized by the Government of Bangladesh and its sodr partners that there was a need for a post disaster needs assessment as facilitating mechanism to ensure a smooth transition from humanitarian aid to recovery and reconstruction.

World Bank Assistance to B The damage in Bangladesh was extensive. Fortunately, the cyclone made landfall when the tide was low, so the surge was not as high as it could have been.

Bank loan for post-cyclone aid”. Much of the capital city of Dhaka was also severely affected aidr to the winds and the flooding which affected the city’s infrastucture.

It destroyed Chittagong and many coastal villages, killing about half a million people. This section does not cite any sources.


The warning was disseminated by emergency response authorities in Bangladesh, prompting massive evacuations of the low-lying coastal areas.

There was simply no higher ground or shelters on stilts to evacuate to. However, in spite of the warning, thousands of people were stranded on tiny little islands dotting the coastline, with no place to go because of the flatness of the land and its low elevation above sea level. Although, the death from Sidr number in the thousands but damage to homes, crops and livelihoods could be extensive and were reportedly worst.

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Archived from the original on November 11, In a cyclone with winds up to kmh made land fall in Bangladesh and killed about 10, people. BangladeshWest BengalNortheast India. Location Maps – Country maps for your reports and presentations.

See My collections to name and share your collection Back to search results to find more content to tag. Thank you for sharing! The storm’s surge washed away all roads in the region. The cyclone was the second natural disaster to affect Bangladesh in twelve months.

Bangladesh Cyclone (Sidr), 2007

Of course that will adversely impact development and, as always, the poor will suffer the most. SIDR and its surge resulted in thousands of deaths and massive destruction of coastal communities.

Paste this weblink into an email. According to official accounts 3, people lost their lives.