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Amphan is gone, the suffering still remains

Aftermath of the Super Cyclone
Independent Online/ UNB
Amphan is gone, the suffering still remains
Locals of Dumur Union inder Satkhira district are working in mud to repair a flood control embankment that was breached during the cyclone.Photo: UNB

Cyclone ‘Amphan’ left a trail of devastation in the coastal districts of Bangladesh on Wednesday night, with wind speed of up to 180kph and over 10 feet tidal surges.

It inflicted heavy damage to lives, livelihood, agriculture, infrastructures, environment, as well as the largest mangrove forest in the world, the Sundarbans, in southwestern region of the country.

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman on Thursday said a rough estimate suggests that the damage has been about Tk 1,100 crore.

The complete estimate will be available within seven days, he said.

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