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Bangladesh : Flood : 2003/06/23


Duration 2003/06/23
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rain, mudslides and storms have killed at least 58 people in southeastern Bangladesh over two weeks.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
IFRC Report 2003/07/02
Dead: more than 65 people
Affected: more than 500,000 people

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BBC news 2003/07/01
At least ten villagers have also been killed, bringing the death toll in the past week to almost 60, as torrential rains cause rivers to swell.

IFRC Report 2003/07/02
On 27 June, the worst landslides in the country's recent history, triggered by incessant monsoon rains, left more than 65 people dead.

CNN news 2003/06/29
Bangladesh floods kill 45

Reuters Alertnet 2003/06/28
Bangladesh floods kill 58, maroon 150,000 people

CNN news 2003/06/24
Floods have eased in Bangladesh as rains clear but 20 fishermen are still missing.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/06/23
Bangladesh girls killed as floods maroon 70,000

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