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Bangladesh: Flood: 2014/08/25 Country Information on DRR

Period 2014/08/25
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline Seasonal flooding has raised the water level along major rivers in Bangladesh, as of 25 August 2014. Six districts in the northern part of the country have been affected. The Government has provided immediate relief to 27,000 households.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2014/09/15
The floods have affected over 3 million people across 20 districts in low-lying areas in the east, west and central areas of the country. Over 340,000 people were forced from their homes and 34,000 houses were completely destroyed.

OCHA 2014/09/01
More than one million people in 17 districts are affected by floods.

IFRC 2014/08/27
The collated figures from different government sources at district level estimated around 700,000 people have been marooned under 10 districts and 816,459 people affected due to the heavy rain induced flooding.

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha 2014/08/25
Flood situation to remain unchanged

Geographycal Data

IFRC 2014/08/27
Bangladesh: Floods (27 August 2014)


NASA 2014/08/29
Flooding in Bangladesh and India (as of 29 August 2014)

International Charter 2014/08/22
Flood in Bangladesh