People in Sharankhola are well prepared to deal with cyclones now
People living in Sharankhola, situated right next to the Sundarbans in Bagerhat district, grapple with cyclones and recurrent flooding caused by tidal surges. Cyclone Sidr, that took place in 2007, devastated the lives and livelihoods of many people in the area. But this has also made them understand the importance of early warning and disaster preparedness. They are well prepared to survive any cyclone now.