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12 Aug 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in July 2018*

In the month of July 2018, eight hazards have been occurred with the total frequency of 54 among which 3 types were manmade (fire, boat-capsize, building collapse) and 5 were natural (lightning, heavy rainfall, flood, flash flood, and landslide). These hazard incidents took lives of 26 persons and injured about 19 people.

05 Jul 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in June 2018

In June 2018, 8 hazard incidents took place among which 2 were manmade (fire, boat-capsize) and 6 were natural (lightning, heavy rainfall, landslide, flood, flash flood and earthquake). In this month, the frequency of hazards were quite high in number and their impacts took lives of about 46 persons.

20 Jun 2018 description
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Overview of Flood, June 2018

Rise of water levels in all rivers in the northeastern part of the country due to heavy rainfalls started from June 12, 2018 as well as water flow from the upstream hills have led to the inundation of low-lying areas of 14 upazilas under Moulvibazar and Sylhet districts. It has created a situation of disruption in normal lives of the people.

07 Jun 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in May 2018

In May 2018, 6 hazard incidents took place among which 2 were manmade (fire, boat-capsize) and 4 were natural (lightning, heavy rainfall, Landslide and Nor’wester). The frequency of hazards are quite high in number and their impacts took lives of about 127 persons.

28 May 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in April 2018

18 May 2018 description

Shongjog has a study to understand the information and communication needs of communities in flood prone riverine and cyclone prone coastal areas of Bangladesh.

09 Apr 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in March 2018

05 Mar 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in February 2018

In February 2018, six localised hazard incidents have been reported that include fire, landslide,
Embankment collapse, building collapse, wild elephant attack and cold wave. Though most of these hazards were small in scale, their frequencies and impacts were quite noteworthy.

06 Feb 2018 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in January 2018

In January 2018, four major hazard incidents occurred among which 2 were man-made (fire and boat/ trawler capsize) and 2 were natural (earthquake and cold wave throughout the month). Incidents in January were at its peak in number and most of these were in small in scale.

11 Dec 2017 description
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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.

22 Aug 2017 description
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Overview of Flood, August 2017

Rise of water levels in the various rivers in the northern part of the country due to heavy rainfalls as well as water flow from the upstream hills in India have led to the inundation of the river basin areas in the northern parts of Bangladesh.

06 Aug 2017 description
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July 2017 was a hazardous month with flood, riverbank erosion, landslide, lighting, massive rainfall, tornado, boat/trawler capsize and fire. Following the devastating flood on middle of April, a new flood started on 27 June affecting two northeast districts Sylhet and Moulvibazar which continued in July. Also, from July 02 flood started in eight districts, namely: Rangpur, Kurigram, Serajganj, Jamalpur, Bogra, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Nilphamari and southern district Cox’s Bazar.

12 Jul 2017 description
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From 3rd July to 7th July suddenly the water level of Matamuhury cross the danger level from 23 cm to 150 cm .Eighteen unions and one pouroshava are under water for seven days: Somewhere the water level is 01 feet high and some where the water level is 08 -09 feet high. Heavy down fall, rain water from hill area, continuous rain causes it: Villages were floating. Embankment of water development Board broke down partially .due to illegal fishing system in the river (the barrier of the natural flow of flash flood water), Depth of the river is the main causes of heavy sufferings.

09 Jul 2017 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidents in June 2017