Climate crisis

Climate crisis

River Erosion in Lalmonirhat / 12,500 families left homeless in 10 years

Narendra Nath Barman often visits the bank of the Teesta. Tears roll down his eyelids as the 75-year-old stands silently on the riverbed in Rajpur village of Lalmonirhat Sadar -- a place he once called home.

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Bangladesh urges developed countries to fulfill commitment of USD 100 bln

Bangladesh today strongly urged the developed countries to fulfill their commitment of USD 100 billion climate finance

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Who are giving us earthquake data?

BMD ill-equipped, still relies on manual system with no seismologist or geologist involved

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Climate Change: ‘Over 130m at risk in Bangladesh’

A workshop organised by Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (Bela) in Rangpur highlighted the alarming impact of climate change on public health and the economy in Bangladesh.

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Cyclone Michaung turns into severe cyclonic storm

Cyclonic storm "Michaung" over west-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas moved northwestwards further and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay over the same area at 6:00am today, said a bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)

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Eight dead as cyclone batters India's southeast coast

At least eight people were killed as storms lashed India's southeast coast, police said Tuesday, with Cyclone Michaung expected to make landfall within hours

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India shuts schools, offices, evacuates thousands as Cyclone Michaung nears

Authorities in southern India on Monday closed schools and offices, halted flights and evacuated coastal areas ahead of a severe cyclonic storm expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, causing torrential rains

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Depression over Bay intensifies into cyclonic storm Michaung

The deep depression over the southwest Bay and adjoining area has intensified into cyclonic storm Michaung

1w ago

One dead after magnitude 7.6 quake rocks southern Philippines

At least one person was killed and two were injured after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook the southern Philippines late Saturday and triggered tsunami warnings that were later lifted

1w ago

Earthquake: Least prepared as spectre of the big one looms

Frequent earthquakes are a sign that a mega shock may be in the offing, but the densely-populated capital seems to be the least prepared for such an event, experts say.

1w ago

Earthquake: Cracks appear on Comilla University halls

Resident engineer says no structural damage

1w ago

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines

Tsunami feared in Philippines and Japan

1w ago

Earthquake panic: DU student injured after jumping off hall building

A student of Dhaka University was injured after jumping from a hall building being panicked after a 5.6 tremor jolted the country this morning

1w ago

COP28: Over 110 nations commit to triple renewable energy

More than 110 nations pledged to triple the world's renewable energy within seven years at UN climate talks Saturday as the United States pushed to slash methane emissions and boost nuclear capacity

1w ago

Earthquake triggers panic, no damage reported

The magnitude 5.6 quake that struck the country in the morning triggered widespread panic, but there was no report of major casualties or damages

1w ago

At least 76 RMG workers injured in Cumilla

At least 76 garment workers were injured when they tried to rush to exit the factory building in Chauddagram of Cumilla after a 5.6 tremor jolted the country this morning

1w ago

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts of Bangladesh

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Bangladesh this morning.

1w ago

COP28: UAE launches new $30 billion climate investment fund

The United Arab Emirates said Friday it is launching a new $30 billion private investment fund focused on climate projects in developing countries

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