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Bangladesh: Flood: 2002/08/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/12
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline At least 50,000 people in Bangladesh's coastal islands in the Bay of Bengal have been made homeless by flooding caused by high tides and land erosion
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/08/17
Dead: more than 900 people
(in northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh)

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