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Bangladesh : Cold Wave : 2011/01/07

GLIDE:  CW-2011-000004-BGD

Duration 2011/01/07
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Cold Wave
Outline A severe cold wave with dense fog has been sweeping through all over Bangladesh since 7 January 2011.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2011/01/27
More than 50 people – most of whom are children and elderly – have died due to the cold and cold-related diseases.

NIRAPAD 2011/01/19
More 14 people had died for cold related diseases in Bangladesh. The number of affected for cold related diseases also increasing throughout the country.

IFRC 2011/01/14
The cold wave claimed more than 30 lives most of who are children and elderly.