Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Torrential Monsoon Flood Version 0 | 18 August 2017

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Priority 1 1.4 million extreme poor

Households within this classification reside in flood affected areas which are already identified by the government.

These areas are identified as the upazilas which are with the highest proportion of people under the lower poverty line, indicating the likely highest level of vulnerability in flood context.

Among the 1.9 million people (356,000 households), 320,000 (64,000 households) were identified as poor.

Priority 2 1.7 million extreme poor

Households within this classification reside also within the inundated areas. Identified upazilas in this classification have comparatively lower poverty prevalence and hence are assumed to more resilient.

Among the 2.8 million people (267,000 households), 2220,000 (44,000 households) were identified as poor.