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Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone: 2023/05/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/05/11
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline Cyclone Mocha has hit the coastal areas along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border on 14 May 2023 at around 15:00 hrs, bringing heavy rainfall, strong winds, and causing landslides in some areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ISCG, UN RC Bangladesh, UNHCR 2023/05/17
429,377 Bangladeshi nationals affected in Cox’s Bazar, Chattogram, Noakhali and Feni 930,292 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

OCHA 2023/05/15
Over 750,000 people were evacuated to safety, including to 565 cyclone shelters in Cox's Bazar and 11 cyclone shelters in Patuakhali District. There are 2.3 million people living in the impact areas.

ECHO 2023/05/13
In Bangladesh, according to National Disaster Response Coordination Centre, a total of 414,170 people and 23,027 livestock were evacuated in 7,040 shelters in 14 coastal districts. Significant damage to thousands of refugee shelters and key facilities in camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar district are reported but no loss of lives.

ISCG, UN RC Bangladesh, UNHCR 2023/05/14
2.3M Total population in the impact area (Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees). Tens of thousands of families have been affected and homes and key facilities have been destroyed, especially in the Rohingya camps in Teknaf and neighbouring Bangladeshi communities.

Geographycal Data

International Charter, UNOSAT 2023/05/17
Damage assessment in Saint Martin's Island Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong Division as of 15 May 2023 - Imagery Analysis: 15/05/2023 Published 16/05/2023 V1

International Charter, UNOSAT 2023/05/17
Preliminary Satellite-derived Damage Assessment: Southern Parts of Chittagong Division, Bangladesh (15 May 2023)

UNOSAT 2023/05/16
UNOSAT Tropical Cyclone MOCHA - Population Exposure Analysis in Bangladesh and Myanmar V2. (15 May 2023)

International Charter 2023/05/11
Tropical Cyclone Mocha in Bangladesh

Sentinel Asia 2023/05/14
Storm in Bangladesh on 14 May, 2023