Overall Orange alert Flood
in Bangladesh

Flood impact summary

This flood is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID: 1100101
Deaths: 119
Displaced: 313835
Region: Mymensingh Division, Bangladesh, Bandarban District, Bogura, Sunamganj District, Tangail, Sirajganj, Sylhet Division, Gaibandha, Kurigram, Jamalpur, Rangpur Division, Cox s Bazar District
Countries: Bangladesh
From - To 08 Jul - 23 Jul
Known identifiers for this event:

GDACS Score

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Impact Assessement as of 16-07-2019

SENDAI Indicator A N Country Location Info
death 119 Bangladesh Bangladesh
SENDAI Indicator B N Country Location Info
affected 7300000 Bangladesh Bangladesh
affected 2000 Bangladesh Rangpur Division
affected 46865 Bangladesh Cox s Bazar District
displaced 5835 Bangladesh Cox s Bazar District
displaced 308000 Bangladesh Bandarban District, Bogura, Sunamganj District, Tangail, Sirajganj, Sylhet Division, Gaibandha, Kurigram, Jamalpur, Bangladesh
SENDAI Indicator C N Country Location Info
houses damaged 584000 Bangladesh Bangladesh
houses destroyed 27000 Bangladesh Bangladesh
SENDAI Indicator D N Country Location Info
bridges damaged 1275 Bangladesh Bangladesh

Satellite Observation

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Timeline of revisions

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorPopulation affectedStart DateEnd DateSource
1 119 deaths and 313835 displaced 08 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2019 FloodList

Flood polygons

This polygon (translucent blue with a blue border) is drawn by the analysts recording the flood event. It is meant to include all the areas reported as affected, by official source or the media. It does not represent the area actually under water.

Microwave flood detection

Flooded area, as detected in microwaves by the Global Flood Detection System of the JRC, based on NASA TRMM/GPM observations. This system has a rather low resolution (of 5-10km) but is not affected by clouds.
For more details, see http://www.unisdr.org/files/9622_LBNA23303ENC002.pdf.
The areas with a flood signal along the coast are an artefact of the system and should not be considered.

Optical Flood detection

Flooded area as detected in optical wavelengths by NASA/MODIS, known as "MODIS Flood Product". Data are made available by NASA GSFC Flood Mapping Project, http://oas.gsfc.nasa.gov/floodmap/index.html. Resolution of 250m, heavily affected by cloud cover.