Bangladesh experienced a serious natural disaster on November 15, 2007 when cyclone Sidr hit southern part of Bangladesh. It was around 7:30 pm when the cyclone hit Khulna and Barisal coasts with a high tidal surge and winds of over 210 kms per hour. Severely affected districts include Shatkhira, Khulna, Bagerhat, Narail, Gopalgonj, Barguna, Patuakhali, Pirojpur, Jhalakathi, Barisal, Bhola, Luxmipur, Noakhali, Feni,
Chittagong, an Cox’s Bazar. The cyclone caused extensive damage to houses, crops, school buildings, roads, trees and disrupted electricity and telecommunication system. Thousands of people were confirmed dead after it had slammed into the coast. Hundreds of fishing boats caught in Sidr failed to return to the shore. Government and other non government sources provided immediate help to the Sidr victims. Many countries and donor agencies same forward to provide food and shelter for them. The devastation caused by Sidr was irreplaceable. Bangladesh’s economy has suffered a lot for such a calamity.