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What if an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits Dhaka?

May 2, 2012
Adnan Morshed
What if an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits Dhaka?

The runway of Dhaka’s international airport was torn asunder along the axis. The damage forced all international flights — carrying emergency medical supplies, food, temporary shelters, and heavy-duty rescue machines — to divert to Chittagong and Sylhet.
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All it takes is two minutes…

September 19, 2011
MK Aaref
All it takes is two minutes…

The couch shook, and we ran outside. However it went on and on, reportedly for two whole minutes and yet seemed like forever. Caught in the upper levels of an apartment building, we got the feel of the swaying even more.
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