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03 Jul 1995 description

SITUATION REPORT OF THE DHA COORDINATOR
Based on field reports and covering the period 14 June - 3 July 1995

30 Jun 1995 description
  1. FOLLOWING FLOODS AFFECTING BANGLADESH SINCE 15 JUNE, UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN DHAKA REPORTS THAT OVERALL SITUATION HAS IMPROVED. ALL RIVERS IN COUNTRY'S FOUR BASINS (BRAHMAPUTRA, GANGES, MEGHNA, AND SOUTH EASTERN HILL) ARE FLOWING BELOW DANGER LEVEL.
27 Jun 1995 description
  1. FOLLOWING FLOODS AFFECTING BANGLADESH SINCE 15 JUNE, OVERALL SITUATION HAS IMPROVED IN GREATER SYLHET REGION, WITH FALL OF WATER LEVEL IN SURMA BASIN. WATER IN BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN HAS ALSO STARTED RECEDING. HOWEVER, JAMUNA RIVER HAS SLIGHTLY RISEN AT DIFFERENT POINTS DUE TO HEAVY LOCALIZED RAINFALLS, WORSENING FLOOD SITUATION IN SIRAJGANJ AND GAIBANDHA DISTRICTS.
23 Jun 1995 description
  1. UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN DHAKA HELD MEETING OF UNITED NATIONS DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAM (UNDMT) ON 21 JUNE. PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED REPRESENTATIVES FROM GOVT, UN AGENCIES (I.E., UNICEF, WHO, WFP, AND FAO), WORLD BANK, ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, AND ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES IN BANGLADESH (ADAB)(APEX BODY FOR NGO'S).
21 Jun 1995 description
  1. OVERALL FLOOD SITUATION IN NORTHEASTERN BANGLADESH HAS NOW DETERIORATED. FLOODED AREAS ARE EXPANDING NORTH-WESTWARDS AS WELL AS SOUTHWARDS.
19 Jun 1995 description
  1. HEAVY RAINS SWEEPING IN FROM INDIA CAUSED FLASH FLOODS IN NORTHEASTERN BANGLADESH ON 15 JUNE. SITUATION HAS FURTHER WORSENED DUE TO CONTINUOUS HEAVY RAINFALL ON 18 JUNE. SERIOUS DAMAGE IS REPORTED IN MEGHNA BASIN AREA, INCLUDING SYLHET, MOULVIBAZAR, AND SUNAMGANJ. FLOODS ALSO AFFECTED BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN AREA, INCLUDING NETROKONA, SIRAJGANJ, GAIBANDHA, JAMALPUR, PABNA, KURIGRAM, AND RANGPUR.
13 Jun 1995 description

Ref: DHAGVA-95/0061
SITUATION REPORT OF THE DHA COORDINATOR

08 Jun 1995 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 95/0250
1. AS OF THE 3 OF JUNE, HURRICANE ALLISON PASSING THE GULF OF MEXICO AFFECTED CUBA WITH HEAVY RAINS FOR THREE DAYS.

2. 32 BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED IN HAVANA ITSELF. TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN A COLLAPSING BUILDING. THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED.

3. CUBAN WEATHER OFFICIALS PREDICTED 11 TROPICAL STORMS OF WHICH EIGHT WOULD REACH HURRICANE GRADE.

4. DHA/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN HAVANA HAS BEEN CONTACTED AND CONFIRMED THE FACTS.

5. NO REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE RECEIVED BY DHA-GENEVA.

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