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Bangladesh : Cold Wave : 2012/12
GLIDE: CW-2013-000001-BGD  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2012/12
Name Cold Wave
Outline A cold wave has strucked the northern districts of the sub-Himalayan regions of Bangladesh claiming more than 72 lives.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • AFP 2013/01/10
    A cold snap which saw temperatures drop on Thursday, 10 January 2013 to their lowest point in Bangladesh\'s post-independence history has killed around 80 people, officials said.
  • IFRC 2013/01/04
    The cold spell claimed more than 72 lives as per the assessment data of BDRCS and local administration, mostly children due to hypothermia.
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