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Hazard Incidences in Bangladesh in November 2017


Overview of Hazard Incidents in November 2017

In November, 3 incidents occurred among which only earthquake was the natural and 2 were manmade (fire and boat capsize). Incidents in November are low at number and almost all of these are localized in scale. Despite of being low in frequency, these incidents took 9 lives in 2 districts.

Beside these, another most concerned humanitarian issue, Rohingya crisis (“Level 3 Emergency” declared by UNHCR), has been continuing since 25th August 2017. According to “Situation Update: Rohingya Refugee Crisis Cox’s Bazar, 07 December 2017, ISCG”, 646,000 new arrivals are reported as of 7 December. Since the last situation report on 12 November, there have been 5,500 new arrivals.