Overall Green alert Flood
in Bangladesh

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100541
Death: 67
Displaced: 56000
Countries: Bangladesh
From - To 28 Jun - 21 Jul


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Bangladesh, Mid July 2020A second wave of monsoon flooding hit Bangladesh from mid-July 2020. Many areas were still suffering from the first wave of flooding (reported separately), although some rivers had fallen slightly in northern districts. By 13 July, flooding had affected almost 1.4 million across 15 districts, with rivers expected to rise further. As of 15 July, Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) reported rivers were at danger levels in 17 locations and at severe flood levels (more than 1 metre above the danger mark) in 4 locations: the Brahmaputra river at Chilmari, Kurigram district; the Jamuna river at Bahadurabad; the Jamuna at Sariakandi; and the Jamuna at Kazipur.Fri 10 Jul 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 67 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

US announces assistance for Bangladesh flood victimsFri, 24 Jul 2020 15:21:00 +0200.

DHAKA, July 24, 2020 – United States Ambassador to Bangladesh, Earl Miller has announced the US government’s assistance to vulnerable families in flooded parts of northern Bangladesh who have lost their homes or livelihoods. “As we have bee
'A critical situation': Bangladesh in crisis as monsoon floods follow ... Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:09:00 +0200.

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters. Bangladesh could be plunged into a humanitarian crisis as it undergoes the most prolonged monsoon flooding in decades while it is still recovering from the effects of De
'A critical situation': Bangladesh in crisis as monsoon floods follow ... Fri, 24 Jul 2020 07:36:00 +0200.

He said incomes had already been hit by the government’s closure of 25 state-owned jute mills, mostly in northern areas that have been flooded, and by the Covid-19 pandemic. “The country has been locked down for four months and that has had
PM opens country’s largest rehab scheme in Cox’s BazarFri, 24 Jul 2020 05:29:00 +0200.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the country’s largest rehabilitation project in Cox’s Bazar, which will make new abode for 4,409 families of climate refugees. The prime minister opened the landmark ‘Khurushkul Ashrayan Prokalpa

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