Relief distribution thru’ single channel

All relief -- government or non-government -- is to be distributed in a coordinated way by committees formed in upazilas and unions of the Sylhet division.

Flood claims 5 more lives in 24 hours; death toll now 73

At least five people died due to flooding in different parts of the country in 24 hours till this morning (June 24, 2022), raising the total flood fatalities to 73.

European Commission provides € 1.2mn humanitarian aid to Bangladesh amidst flood

The European Commission is providing €2 million in funding for emergency assistance to those affected by the current floods in Bangladesh and India.

Around 2,000 houses destroyed in Afghanistan earthquake: UN

An estimated 2,000 homes have been destroyed by the deadly earthquake in Afghanistan, and a lack of machinery is hampering a rush to find survivors, a UN envoy said Wednesday.

Death toll in countrywide floods rises to 42: DGHS

The death toll from flood in different parts of the country, including the northeastern region, has reached 42 with six more deaths reported in the past 24 hours until this morning (June 22, 2022), said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Flood victim rescued by navy gives birth to baby boy

A stranded flood victim gave birth to a baby today, a day after she was rescued by Bangladesh Navy from the northeastern part of the country.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Relief distribution thru’ single channel

All relief -- government or non-government -- is to be distributed in a coordinated way by committees formed in upazilas and unions of the Sylhet division.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Flood claims 5 more lives in 24 hours; death toll now 73

At least five people died due to flooding in different parts of the country in 24 hours till this morning (June 24, 2022), raising the total flood fatalities to 73.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

European Commission provides € 1.2mn humanitarian aid to Bangladesh amidst flood

The European Commission is providing €2 million in funding for emergency assistance to those affected by the current floods in Bangladesh and India.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Sylhet flood: Local admin forms committees to coordinate relief-rehab works

The divisional administration in Sylhet has formed committees in all flood-affected upazilas to facilitate rational distribution of government and non-government reliefs.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

As floodwaters recede, erosion begins at Brahmaputra-Teesta-Dharla rivers

The flood situation has started improving in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat districts as the water level of major rivers is decreasing. However, this has led to a new issue.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Floods reach Rangpur: Experts fear heavy losses in fish, cattle and agriculture

The recent floods in northern Bangladesh are now affecting farmers in five districts of the greater Rangpur region as significant amounts of land in the economically disadvantaged area have gone underwater.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Flood fallout: A different fight for those stuck at home

Tamanna Khatun, an 11-year-old, was found alone waiting for her parents in their flood-hit home in Sirajganj Sadar upazila’s Kawakhola union.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Inaccessible, in distress

Thousands of people in 93 unions -- one-third of the total 336 in Sylhet division -- suffer immensely as no humanitarian aid could reach them as yet.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Flood death toll rises to 68 as 24 die in 24 hours

A total of 24 people have died due to flood across the country in the last 24 hours till morning today (June 23, 2022).

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Sylhet flood: UK release over Tk 5cr emergency funding

The UK has released additional emergency funding of £442,548 (over Tk 5 crore) to support communities affected by the ongoing flood in Sylhet division.