Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

4 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
20 Jul 2015 description

Situation Overview

Heavy rainfall hit Bangladesh on 23 June 2015, causing landslides and flooding. The south-eastern districts of Cox Bazar, Bandarban and Chittagong are worst affected. Government information identifies 29 upazilas as most affected.

• In the 29 upazilas classified as affected by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), a total of over 1.8 million people are impacted.

• Since 23 June, 22 people have died due to landslides, electrocution, drowning and capsizing boats, and over 20,651 have been injured.

08 Sep 2014 description

KEY FINDINGS

  • Almost 2 million people are affected in the nine districts assessed. By visiting officials at the Union level, the JNA found that 1,876,636 people were reported as affected – this is 33% of the population in the affected area.

  • 642,264 people affected in Kurigram (38% of the total population of the affected)

  • 423,679 people affected in Sirajgonj (43% of the total population of the district affected)

  • 338,459 people affected in Gaibandha (41% of the total population of the district affected)