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.
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)
Note: After the release of theoriginal (November) versioin of this report, a DER meeting was held on 16 November to discuss follow-up issues. A consensus view emerged that future RENA reports should be strengthened to better inform potential interventions. A second DER working group meeting was held on the 21 November to discuss revising the structure of the RENA report, and the feasibility of updating the earlier November report. This "December Update" represents the outcome of the revisioins.