Bangladesh military ready for Cyclone Amphan

Bangladesh military ready for Cyclone Amphan

20th May 2020 Off By Iftekhar Alam

The Bangladesh armed forces have taken all out preparation to support the people of the country to face Cyclone Amphan.

The Bangladesh Army has prepared 145 medical teams with special equipment to deploy within a short notice. The Army Aviation is also ready to distribute relief materials and rescue disaster stricken people.

At least 25 warships of the Bangladesh Navy have been deployed to conduct rescue operations, transport coastal villagers to safety and provide them with relief materials and medical aid.

Two maritime patrol aircraft and two naval helicopters are also prepared for search and rescue operations in the sea and coastal regions of the country.

The Bangladesh Air Force is ready with 6 transport aircraft and 22 helicopters including five maritime search and rescue helicopters to support military operations during and after the super cyclone.

The military is also ready to assist Myanmar nationals in camps in case of land slides and flooding.

Bangladeshi authorities have already evacuated 1.4 million people from from harms way.