is a beautiful country . But it is also a country which experiences atural calamities of all kinds almost every year.
The geographical position of Bangladesh is such that it is located in the monsoon region and the natural calamities are due to her physical features.
The nor-wester lashes this land generally in the months of chaitra and Baisak. It comes suddenly and causes serious damage to life and property.
The cyclones occur on account of depression in the Bay of Bengal. They cause terrible destruction people suffer greatly for want of food and pure drinking water . man becomes helpless when it occurs with a mighty violence tornados also demolishes things causing damage no less severe than the cyclones.
Then there are the danagers of the tidal bores. Of course these tidal bores affect the coastal districts. Sudden on rush of high walls of water washes away everything of the affected area. Then there are epidemics in the wake of floods and other such natural calamities .
Drought cause fall in the production of foodgrains. It is generally followed by famine.
Then comes the question of the flood. Flood has become almost common in this land. It make life miserable from all considerations. Duties:
In times of the above natural calamities, people of all walks of life should comeforward at once for rescue work and with all kinds of natural help that can be given
Man is helpless against such forces of natural calamities . The only thing that can be done is to see what best precautionary measures can be taken by the joint efforts of the Government and the people. Men can only take controlling steps as much as possible.