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Overall Orange alert Flood
in Bangladeshfrom 12 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC to 14 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 4: (16 Jun 2017 14:51).

  • from 12 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC to 14 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC
  • 158 killed and 4500 displaced
  • inserted at 16 Jun 2017 14:51:59 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: LS-2017-000068-BGD (glide) LS-2017-000068-BGD (glide) LS-2017-000068-BGD (glide) LS-2017-000068-BGD (glide)

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 04:55:00 +0200   EC (en)

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram are witnessing flash floods and landslides, following the advent of South West monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the four states over the next five days.

People and organisations:

Trading with tiny hands: Do we really care?
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:50:00 +0200   thedailystarBD (en)

On June 12, Bangladesh, along with other countries, observed World Day Against Child Labour, with elaborate programmes. There were press notes, messages, seminars, roundtable discussions, talk shows, texts and posters distributed around the country. Heartbreaking stories of young child workers made us emotional for a day.

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How Businesses Use Data to Outsmart Nature's Wrath
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:03:00 +0200   scientificamerican (en)

Floods, typhoons and earthquakes are part of life on this planet. Yet it’s frequently a shock when your community, business or nation is struck. More often than not, the destructive aftermath of a disaster is attributed to fate or inevitability. But the majority of these losses are actually preventable.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: ReliefWeb (1), UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (44), NASA (8), INFORM (1),

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