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Prof Dr Nazrul Islam: Mass vaccination for the people of Bangladesh will take time

If we get five million doses each month, there is no way to immunize 70-80% of the population by this year Virologist Prof Dr Nazrul Islam chats with Dhaka Tribune about how the vaccine deployment plan should be implemented in Bangladesh and how the vaccination will work. How long will it take to vaccinate the […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Report, Emergency Appeal n ° MDRBD018 (EPoA update n ° 10) – Bangladesh

Summary of the operation update On March 18, 2017, the IFRC launched its first Emergency Appeal (EA) to enable the delivery of assistance to internally displaced persons from Rakhine State in Myanmar and living in Bangladesh. Since then, and following the massive displacement of August 2017, the Emergency Appeal and Plan of Action (EPoA) have […]

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China: China plans to use the population of Bangladesh to conduct phase III vaccine trials against Covid-19

New Delhi: China, in a surprising gesture, plans to use the population of Bangladesh as a “guinea pig” to conduct phase III trials of its Covid vaccine. Well-known Chinese companies Sinopharm and National Biotec are considering the possibility of human trials being conducted on 40,000 people with the help of the Chinese Communist Party, ET […]

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BANGLADESH – ASIA Fifth of Bangladesh’s population at risk of flooding and coastal erosion

The effects of rising sea levels, caused by global warming, are more severe than previously thought. About 70 percent of the populations threatened by displacement live in Asia. 110 million people around the world live in areas below the high tide line, according to a new study. Dhaka (AsiaNews / Agencies) – If greenhouse gas […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement Operations – Revised Emergency Appeal # MDRBD018 Revision # 6 – Bangladesh

This revised emergency appeal, with a budget increased from 51 million Swiss francs to 82 million Swiss francs, requests an additional 45 million Swiss francs. The funds will enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) continue to provide assistance and support to […]

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Bangladesh: Population movement – Update of Emergency Action Plan (EPoA) No.8 (MDRBD018) – Bangladesh

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Since August 25, 2017, extreme violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar has pushed more than 727,000 people from Rakhine State to cross the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Communities have already crossed the border and Bangladesh has welcomed residents of Rakhine since the 1970s. However, the influx in August […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement – Revised Emergency Appeal # MDRBD018 – Revision # 3 – Bangladesh

This revised emergency appeal requests 33,516,6271 Swiss francs – instead of 12,763,504 Swiss francs – to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to assist the Crescent Society. -Bangladesh Red (BDRCS) to provide assistance and support to a total of 200,000 people. This revised emergency appeal results in a funding […]

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The people of Bangladesh are her asset, not a burden: Hasina

She believes, however, that the education system needs a major overhaul. “The increase in population is not a matter of concern. But many are sounding the alarm about the increase in the population, ”she said Thursday. “If we can give them an education, strengthen them with appropriate training, this workforce will be our greatest asset”, […]

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Bangladesh: Population movement – Emergency appeal n ° MDRBD018 – Bangladesh

This emergency appeal is launched on a preliminary basis and targets a total of 3,265,766 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to assist the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) in providing assistance and support to some 25,000 people during 9 months, with a focus on the following sectors: Health, WASH, food security, nutrition, emergency shelter, […]