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24 Oct 2011 description
report ActionAid
The heavy downpour of the last few weeks has triggered floods and water-logging in Satkhira, Khulna and Jessore districts displacing over 1.25 million people with colossal damage to crops, infrastructures and livelihoods. The figures projected by the Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are varying...
25 Aug 2011 description
report Tearfund
More than a million people in Bangladesh are enduring flooding misery after heavy rains. Following severe flooding in late July, further downpours have swollen the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers and are jeopardising more communities. Those fleeing the flood waters have taken shelter in makeshift...
22 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN
SATKHIRA, 22 August 2011 (IRIN) - Heavy monsoon rains have caused several major rivers in Bangladesh to burst their banks, displacing thousands and affecting nearly a million people in all, according to the country's Disaster Management Bureau (DMB). Nine river monitoring stations out of 73...
01 Aug 2011 description
Since mid-July torrential monsoon rains coupled with a depression in the Bay of Bengal has caused devastating flash floods across the Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. The floods have caused ten deaths, left 30,000 people marooned and forced over 150,000 people from their homes. Many of them are...
27 Jul 2011 description
CHF 262,770 (USD 320,870 or EUR 223,470) has been allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) deliver immediate assistance to some 25,000 beneficiaries...