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Bangladesh: Flood: 2020/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/06
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Flood
Outline Monsoon rainfall and onrush of water from hilly areas upstream have inundated districts in the northern and eastern areas of Bangladesh, causing extensive damage. Thousands of people in 7 districts of the country are marooned or displaced, and their homes flooded. Media report over 164,000 people marooned across Jamalpur District and Rangpur Division.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2020/08/19
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) the ongoing floods resulted in over 220 deaths so far.

CARE 2020/07/25
As of 22 July, 2020, 3.3 million people were affected. 93 people has already lost their life.

ECHO 2020/07/20
Monsoon rain continues to hit Bangladesh, leaving at least 2.2 million people affected in 18 Districts, as reported by IFRC. According to media, the number of fatalities has reached 67.

ECHO 2020/07/16
As of 15 July 2020, over 1,800,000 individuals are affected by the floods in 18 districts. Government reported 6 death due to flooding, while the media reports higher numbers.

ECHO 2020/07/06
The National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) of Bangladesh reports that on 5 July, more than 15 districts are affected with a case load of 356,451 households representing more than 1.5 million people in these districts.


International Charter, UNOSAT 2020/07/22
Satellite detected water extent as of 20 July 2020 of Bangladesh (Chittagong, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet Divisions)

International Charter, NOAA 2020/07/22
Daily Composited Flood Map in Bangladesh - Maximal flood extent composition from July 15th to 19th, 2020

UNOSAT 2020/07/20
Satellite detected water extent as of 19 July 2020 of Bangladesh

UNOSAT 2020/07/21
Satellite detected water extent as of 18 July 2020 of Bangladesh

International Charter 2020/07/13
Flood in Bangladesh