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Bangladesh - Monsoon rains update (UN OCHA, BMD, floodlist) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 August 2020)
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- The Monsoon that has been affecting the country since June, has led to a number of casualties and damage.
- According to UN OCHA, more than 200 people have died, at least 167,000 families have been displaced and 1.27 million houses have been damaged.
- 101,400 people have been affected in the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, including 8,736 who have been displaced, 41 injured and 14 deaths.
- National authorities and humanitarian partners are providing food, shelter, clean water, hygiene supplies and other requirements to the most affected.