Monday, 13 August 2007

An appeal to all to Non- Resident Bangladeshis

Wednesday August 08 2007 23:52:57 PM BDT
Ripan Kumar Biswas, USA

As per the request of the Prime minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh and having great feelings for the country, all non-resident Indians across the world came forward to help the tsunami victims’ people that killed over 280,000 people in towns and villages along the coasts of the Indian Ocean on or after December 26, 2004.Over 3 million survivors had their livelihoods destroyed.

India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Somalia were affected.Although Bangladesh survived the affects of the tsunami on December 26 because of the natural barrier of its continental shelf stretching 200 km into the Bay of Bengal, but the present on going floods started since mid-July across Bangladesh is not less natural disaster that already killed at least l64 people (till August 7, 2007) as millions marooned or homeless remained in abject misery for dearth of bare necessities and outbreaks of diseases. [Read more]

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