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Bangladesh: Flood: 2023/08/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/08/07
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline On 7 August 2023, heavy rain triggered flash floods in South-eastern Bangladesh as major rivers flowed far above their danger levels, leaving many areas submerged in Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Bandarban and Feni. Landslides left four people dead and six injured, and damaged 718 houses. In Cox's Bazar refugees' camps, 9,237 individuals have been impacted (10 people injured, 2 casualties, 1,192 displaced). More than 1,430 shelters have been damaged and facilities affected. Relocation and emergency response is ongoing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Bangladesh Red Crescent 2023/08/17
More than 1.2 million people were affected and 51 people lost their lives (20 in Cox's Bazar, 16 in Chattogram, 10 in Bandarban and 5 in Rangamati).

UNOCHA 2023/08/14
Bangladesh: Chattogram Division Flash Flood and Monsoon Rain 2023 - Situation Report No. 01 (As of 13 August 2023)

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International Charter, UNOSAT 2023/08/24
Assessment of Flooded Buildings in Bandarban, Cox's Bazar, Chattogram, and Rangamati Districts, Chattogram Division, Bangladesh as of 12 to 22/08/2023 - Imagery Analysis: 15/05/2023 Published 24/08/2023 V1