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Event: FL Flood
Number: 2019-000079
Country: BGD Bangladesh
Location: Bandarban, Bogra, Brahamanbaria, Chittagong, Cox''s Bazar,
Feni, Gaibandha, Habiganj, Jamalpur, Khagrachhari, Kurigram
, Lalmonirhat, Maulvibazar, Netrakona, Nilphamari, Rangamati
, Sherpur, Sirajganj, Sunamganj, Sylhet, Tangail
Date (YMD): 2019-6-17
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Information Source:ISCG
Comments: The Monsoon Season in Bangladesh officially started on 17 June. Since 7 July, 2019 heavy monsoon rain and water from upstream has triggered flooding in low lying areas of north and north-eastern region of Bangladesh. Six days of heavy rain and onrush of upstream waters have flooded low-lying areas of Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat, Chattogram, Bandarban, Rangamati, Sylhet, Sunamganj, Bogura, Nilphamari, Khagrachari, Cox's Bazar, Feni, Netrokona, Sirajganj, Jamalpur, Tangail, Moulavibazar, Habiganj, Sherpur, and Brahmanbaria districts. Additionally, there are high risks of landslides in Chattogram hill tract districts along with Cox's Bazaar due to heavy rainfall. Additionally, monsoon-related incidents have been recorded in the Rohingya refugee camps since April. During the reporting period, from 14 to 20 June, some 290 refugees in total were affected by landslides/erosions, wind, storm, rain and fires. The most commonly reported events were wind, rain and storms, affecting over 180 Rohingya refugees.
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