Anis Ahmed

Anis Ahmed

Anis Ahmed

 

Bangladesh cyclone relief operation in full gear

Anis Ahmed

A week after a cyclone killed nearly 3500 people on the Bangladesh coast, relief workers said on Wednesday they had been able to get food, medicine and other provisions to almost all those affected. A relief operation by civil authorities and the army, navy and airforce was at full force after roads blocked by fallen trees has been cleared.

Tragedy unfolds in Bangladesh

Anis Ahmed

Four days after Cyclone Sidr killed more than 2500 people in Bangladesh, rescuers were struggling to reach isolated areas along the country's devastated coast and give aid to millions of survivors. "The tragedy unfolds as we walk through one after another devastated village," said relief worker Mohammad Selim in Bagerhat, one of the worst-hit areas.