Disaster Management Essay
laden with sediments
• A large number of islands in between the channels
• A shallow northern Bay of Bengal and funneling to the coastal area of Bangladesh
• Strong tidal and wind action
Natural and human induced hazards such as floods, cyclones, droughts, tidal surges, tornadoes, earthquakes, river erosion, fire, infrastructure collapse, high arsenic contents of ground water, water logging, water and soil salinity, epidemic, and various forms of pollution are frequent occurrences.