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Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone: 2024/05/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2024/05/26
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline Strong gales and heavy rain triggered by the cyclone Remal, the first major cyclone of the year lashed the coastlines of India and Bangladesh on Monday, 27 May 2024, killing at least 10 people in Bangladesh and cutting power to millions.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNICEF 2024/06/11
A rapid needs assessment by the Inter-agency Needs Assessment Working Group found that 4.6 million people were impacted by the cyclone across 19 districts (2.24 million women, 1.79 million children ages 0-19, 61,889 pregnant women, and 65,422 persons with disabilities) with 16 deaths.

Bangladesh Red Crescent, IFRC 2024/05/30
The Honourable State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) said that more than 3,495,759 people affected. Among of theme, over 807,023 people have been evacuated to 9,424 evacuations in shelters in 19 coastal districts of Bangladesh. MoDMR also declared that at least 16 people were killed across in six districts and around 40,246 households were completely damaged, and 131,678 households were partially damaged.

UN RC Bangladesh 2024/05/30
According to the Government preliminary assessment (SoS Form) 3.75 million people were affected across 19 districts (107 sub-districts, 914 unions). Around 150,475 houses have been damaged (114,992 partially and 35,433 fully damaged) and additionally, 10 deaths are officially recorded.

UN RC Bangladesh 2024/05/27
Bangladesh: Cyclone Remal 2024 - Situation Report No. 01 (As of 26 May 2024)

Reuters 2024/05/28
More than 8.4 million people, including 3.2 million children, are at high health, nutrition, sanitation and safety risk, said a UNICEF Representative to Bangladesh.