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Bangladesh: Heatwave: 2024/04/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2024/04/21
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Heatwave
Outline The heatwave has been sweeping over Bangladesh since the end of April 2024.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2024/05/07
Over the past two weeks, a heatwave has affected several parts of Bangladesh, impacting millions of people. Media report at least 15 fatalities due to heat-aggravated conditions, with most of the deaths recorded in the Magura district (south-western Bangladesh).

IFRC 2024/05/04
According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) as of 30 April, a total of 10 people died of suspected heat stroke in different parts of Bangladesh.