Counting the cost of catastrophe

Sattaur, Omar
June 1991
New Scientist;6/29/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1775, p21
Reports on the effects of a cyclone that hit the coast of Bangladesh. Number of mortality; Comment of the Water Development Board regarding the estimated cost of rebuilding and repairing the embarkments that protects coastal paddy field from sea water; Living condition of the people after the cyclone; Impediments to the rebuilding of the embarkments; Economic impact of the cyclone on local farmers; Dependence of coastal people with the Meteorological Office's shipping warnings.


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