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Bangladesh : Flash Flood : 2006/06/02

GLIDE:  FF-2006-000080-BGD

Duration 2006/06/02
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed five people, marooned about 100,000, and damaged hundreds of homes in Bangladesh over the last three days, police and officials said on Friday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2006/06/02
The victims died in house collapses and a boat sinking in northern Jamalpur and central Madaripur districts while several hundred houses were damaged in northeastern Sylhet and southeastern Chittagong areas.