Overall Orange alert Flood
in Bangladesh

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This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100101
Death: 119
Displaced: 313835
Countries: Bangladesh
From - To 08 Jul - 23 Jul

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Bangladesh monsoon rainsThe number of fatalities caused by heavy monsoon rainfall has reached 119, as reported by UN Bangladesh on 30 July. According to the UN assessment, 7.3 million people have been directly affected by monsoon floods throughout the country, and an estimated 308,000 people have been displaced. 85% of the overall displacement has occurred in the nine most affected districts Jamalpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Sylhet, Sirajganj, Tangail, Sunamganj, Bogra, Bandarban. Approximately 584,000 houses are damaged or destroyed, while flooding has damaged transport infrastructure, including 6,641 kilometres of road and 1,275 bridges. There is a high risk of water-related diseases and infections.Tue 16 Jul 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Articles: 54 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Govt prepared for any natural disaster: EnamurFri, 19 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0200.

GAIBANDHA, JULY 19, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Relief and Disaster Management Ministry Dr. Enamur Rahman today said the government had taken all necessary preparations to face natural disasters effectively. “Sufficient relief materials
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Roundup: Flood havoc by seasonal rains causes widespread damage in par ... Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200.

DHAKA, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Flooding sparked by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have seriously affected parts of Bangladesh including central Tangail district, some 97 km away from capital Dhaka.
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India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citize ... Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200.

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. Wit
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227 Dead After Monsoon Floods Devastate South AsiaThu, 18 Jul 2019 14:02:00 +0200.

At least 227 people have died since flash floods ravaged swathes of South Asia over the weekend, officials said on Thursday, July 18. Flooding and landslides, triggered by torrential monsoon rains, have swept across India, Nepal, Pakistan,
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