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Bangladesh: Flood: 2002/07/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/07/03
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline Monsoon downpours caused flooding and landslides that killed eight people and left some 100,000 people trapped in their homes in parts of northern and southern Bangladesh
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Reuters News 2002/07/09
Death 11 people (includin eight who died from diarrhoea)
Marooned 500,000 people
inundated some 100,000 hectares

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BBC news 2002/07/10
Bangladesh braces for floods

BBC news 2002/07/10
At least 12 people have been killed.

yahoo!news 2002/07/09
Flood death toll reaches 40 in Bangladesh

Reuters News 2002/07/09
Floods sweeping Bangladesh marooned 500,000 people, killing at least 11, but appeared to be subsiding on Tuesday, officials said.

Reuters AlertNet 2002/07/08
Officials in Bangladesh said a week of monsoon flooding and related disease had killed at least 11 people

CNN news 2002/07/08
Bangladesh floods kill 11

Yahoo asia News 2002/07/08
Bangladesh floods and disease kill 11 people

yahoo!news 2002/07/03
Floods, landslides kill eight people, trap thousands in northern Bangladesh