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Bangladesh : Flood : 2007/07/31
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Duration 2007/07/31
Country
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District
Bangladesh
Name Flood
Outline Eleven people, mostly children, drowned in flood waters in northern Bangladesh, officials said on 31 July, while up to five million people have been marooned in the low-lying, disaster-prone country.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/08/15
    At least 38 more people died overnight in Bangladesh, including two from water-borne diseases, raising the death toll in the low-lying country's worst floods in recent years to nearly 500, officials said on 15 August.
  • Reuters AlerNet 2007/07/31
    Bangladesh floods kill 11, millions marooned