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Bangladesh: Flood: 2019/07/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2019/07/09
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy monsoon rainfall since 9 July 2019 throughout the country and upstream regions adjacent to Bangladesh border.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2019/07/30
The 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.

ECHO 2019/07/25
Monsoon rains continue to affect most of the country (particularly northern, north-eastern and south-eastern Divisions) since the second week of July. The UN Resident Coordinator for Bangladesh reports 71 fatalities across 21 Districts, more than 287,000 people displaced and around 4 million people affected.

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society 2019/07/14
14 deaths have been recorded in 7 districts. According to the Needs Assessment Working Group of Bangladesh, over 60,000 families in low-lying areas are marooned in their home or community shelters.