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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina dials Mamata Banerjee over Amphan losses

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday called West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and inquired about the damages caused by cyclone Amphan.

Death toll from Cyclone Bulbul in Bangladesh rises to 26 - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll from the powerful Cyclone Bulbul in Bangladesh has risen to 26, local newspaper Daily Star reported on Sunday.  

Bangladesh: Cyclone Bulbul claims 13 lives

Dhaka/IBNS: The death toll after cyclone Bulbul hit southern Bangladesh has touched 13, media reports said on Monday.

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’

New York Sept 15 (IBNS): The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as more like a “Category Hell” disaster, than the official Category 5 designation used by meteorologists.

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique

New York, May 1 (IBNS): With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday.

‘Ticking bomb’ health warning over deteriorating conditions facing Cyclone Idai victims

New York, Mar 26 (IBNS): Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief chief has warned of a “water, sanitation and hygiene ticking bomb”, as the scale of the emergency continues to unfold, and the official death toll rises.

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds

New York, Mar 21 (IBNS): As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in South-West Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands who have been affected across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

UN releases $2.7 million to help cyclone-hit 'Somaliland'; urges focus on longterm rebuilding

New York, May 30 (IBNS): Following a visit to a cyclone-hit community in ‘Somaliland’, the United Nations has released close to $3 million to help people affected by an unprecedented storm which delivered a full year's worth of rain in just a few days, compounding damage caused by recent severe flooding.

Cyclone Mora moving towards Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 29 (IBNS): Cyclone Mora has developed into a severe cyclonic storm, making Bangladesh authorities to upgrade danger signal to 10 for two maritime ports in the country.

In cyclone’s wake, UN appeals for $20 million to help affected populations in Madagascar

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): The United Nations and humanitarian partners are appealing for $20 million to address the devastating consequences of Cyclone Enawo in Madagascar.