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22 Jul 2017 description


  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna, Ganges-Padma and Surma-Kushiyara rivers are in falling trend.

  • Most of the major rivers of South Eastern hilly region are in falling trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers may likely to continue falling for next 72 hours.

  • The Ganges river may likely to continue falling for next 48 hours.

  • The Padma river may likely to continue falling for next 72 hours.

  • The Surma-Kushiyara rivers may likely to fall in next 24 hours.

21 Jul 2017 description

by Hassan Ahmadul, Climate Centre, Dhaka

The Chinese Red Cross has donated US$100,000 to the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) to assist with its ongoing monsoon flood-relief operation in wetland haor areas of the country’s north-east region.

“Vast areas of Bangladesh have been suffering a series of floods since March [leading] to crop destruction and food shortages,” a BDRCS news report announcing the donation said last week.

20 Jul 2017 description
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Figure 1: Flood-inundated areas in Bangladesh on 29 June 2017
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An ALOS PALSAR 2 image shows overall inundated areas in Bangladesh. The deep blue colour indicates inundated areas.

Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.

19 Jul 2017 description

Desde el pasado lunes 17 al miércoles 19 de julio, se realizó visita de seguimiento de la comisión integral de gestión del riesgo, con el fin de evaluar las acciones que se vienen desarrollando en Mocoa tras la avalancha del pasado mes de abril que afecto a la mitad de la población del departamento de Putumayo.

19 Jul 2017 description
  • Overall the flood situation has improved slightly, though some rivers are still above their danger levels, according to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC). In the north, northeast and central regions of Bangladesh river levels will continue receding in the Brahmaputra, the Jamuna and the Padma.

  • According to the Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief (MoDMR) more than 1.58 million people are now affected, as well as at least 1 571 primary and secondary schools, and 24 people have so far died in the floods.

17 Jul 2017 description
  • Flooding is spreading to the low-lying areas of central Bangladesh as the water level in the Ganges-Padma basin (west) continues to rise. According to the Water Development Board’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), floods have deteriorated in the central region but remain unchanged in the north. 16 major measuring stations in north, northeast and central region of Bangladesh reported that the Ganges-Padma and Kushiyara rivers are still rising and this is likely to continue in the next 24 hours, while the Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Surma rivers are now in falling trend.

17 Jul 2017 description


Monsoon rains have triggered flooding across 11 districts in northeastern Bangladesh, affecting at least 1.3 million people as of 16 July. NGO partners report that vast areas of Moulvibazar and Sylhet remain under water affecting agricultural livelihoods. The Government has released cash grants and distributed food to the affected districts.


14 Jul 2017 description

Una vez cumplida y finalizada en un 100 % la fase de respuesta que duro 18 días, se continuó con la fase de estabilización la cual culminará a finales del mes de julio debido a que todavía se mantiene el registro de las personas que requieren de subsidio de arriendo. También continua el suministro agua, el cual se estima que durante la próxima semana Mocoa tenga agua potable en un 80%, adicional a esto, se está trabajando en restaurar la actividad en los sectores comercio, salud, educación, entre otros, con el fin de poder proseguir con la tercera y última etapa de la reconstrucción.

14 Jul 2017 description
  • Continued rainfall and swelling rivers such as the Brahmaputra, Jamuna and Padma have further worsened the flood situation in northern districts of Bangladesh. According to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre, the 12 major rivers were flowing over the danger level at different points. Significant rainfall was recorded at 18 stations, with the highest 200 mm rainfall being recorded at Durgapur of Rajshahi.

14 Jul 2017 description

Friday, 14 July 2017 00:30 GMT

The worst violence in the refugee camps since the Rohingya began fleeing Buddhist-majority Myanmar more than a quarter of a century ago

By Krishna N. Das

KUTUPALONG MAKESHIFT CAMP, Bangladesh, July 14 (Reuters) - As fellow Muslims were celebrating the end of Ramadan late in June, Noor Ankis and her neighbours buried her husband at the refugee camp in Bangladesh where he had lived for years.

12 Jul 2017 description


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In Tajikistan the season for mudslides has started with severe mudslides in the municipalities Garm, Remon and Maksezat on the 3rd of July 2017. Extensive damage to infrastructure, including housing, roads and water supply has been reported.

12 Jul 2017 description
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Overview of Flood, July 2017

12 Jul 2017 description
report NIRAPAD

From 3rd July to 7th July suddenly the water level of Matamuhury cross the danger level from 23 cm to 150 cm .Eighteen unions and one pouroshava are under water for seven days: Somewhere the water level is 01 feet high and some where the water level is 08 -09 feet high. Heavy down fall, rain water from hill area, continuous rain causes it: Villages were floating. Embankment of water development Board broke down partially .due to illegal fishing system in the river (the barrier of the natural flow of flash flood water), Depth of the river is the main causes of heavy sufferings.