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Bangladesh: Violent Wind: 2002/04/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/04/26
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Violent Wind
Outline At least 12 people were killed and more than 200 injured when storms swept parts of Bangladesh
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/05/03
Dead: at least 23 persons
Injured: hundreds people
Affected: around 100,000 people

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/05/03
Since 22 April, Bangladesh has been hit by tropical storms five times, the latest on 2 May, when 23 people were killed and many injured, according to media reports.

Agence France-Presse (AFP) 2002/05/01
Six killed, hundreds injured in Bangladesh storms

The Daily Star 2002/04/28
12 killed as storm sweeps through Bangladesh on April 28, 2002

yahoo!news 2002/04/28
Storms kill 12 Bangladeshis, floods loom

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ReliefWeb 2002/05/03
Bangladesh - Tropical Storms - most affected districts