Donation system for Sidr victims in Bangladesh

Posted on November 21, 2007. Filed under: Bangladesh | Tags: , , , , , , , |

So far more than 10,000 people is reported to be killed by the strike of the strongest cyclone of the 50 years history in Bangladesh. Thousands of other people is living miserable life needing food, home, and other helps immediately.

o help the victims, country’s first Bangla blogging community Somewhere-in and charity organization Save the children have jointly built a system to make donation for the Sidr victims. Any people in Bangladesh can make donation for the victims from their mobile phone. Right now, if you send an SMS to a pre-fixed number spending 2 Tk., victims will get 15 Tk. in the help of sponsors of the program, which may eventually increase. Although you can send only one SMS for any number, not more.

Click the image below to know details and donate.

Donate Sidr victims

Edit: some youtube videos on cyclone victims

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Cyclone victims in Bangladesh need immediate international help

Posted on November 18, 2007. Filed under: Bangladesh, People & Life style | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The number of death now crossed 2000. But this is not the complete. Although the city life came in the normal position, the damage in the remote islands yet to count. Thousands of people living misurable lives under the open sky, and need help. The government of Bangladesh asked for immediate international help.

Here are some more news updates:
Rescue goes on as toll crosses 2,000
Island of death and destiny

Link to send your help:
How can you help Bangladesh cyclone victims

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Cyclone Sidr kills 1200 people in Bangladesh

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Cyclone Sidr kills 1200 people in Bangladesh

Posted on November 17, 2007. Filed under: Bangladesh, People & Life style | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

At Thursday 7.30 pm local time, the biggest cyclone in the 50 years history of the country, strikes the southern coast of Bangladesh. Nearly 1200 people is reported to dead so far. Thousands others are injured.

Electricity is cut-off in the whole country, so all the communication in the whole country is cut-off. At the airport, all the flights were postponed for 11 hours. The whole country is under black-out. Even emergency surgery is stopped for the shortage of light. Petrol pumps and the filling stations are turned off for the shortage of electricity. Supply of water also stopped in the city. Also there is shortage of candal. At the city area people living in tension without any news of the victims among the relatives in the remote part of the country.

Thousands of people is living under the open sky with no food, who need immediate help. Here are some links of the details news:

Over 700 killed as cyclone wreaks havoc
Power collapse triggers chain reaction
Sundarbans bears the brunt of hurricane
City life disrupted<
Cyclone claims over 600 lives

Personally I am fine, as I live in the capital city where cyclone was not so strong. But last 2 days no charge in the mobile phone, couldn’t take shower, and living in the light of candle at night. Just before an hour, electricity supply restored..a great news..hope everything will be all right now.

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