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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)

20 Dec 2005 description

Summary Observation on Rapid Emergency Needs Assessment Exercise to three severely flood affected northern districts of Bangladesh

Background

While the Bangladesh monsoon was on the wane, late flooding has affected some 11 north and north=ADwestern districts between October 3-6, 2005.