Bangladesh flood

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 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.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Flood in Sylhet, Sunamganj: PM allocates Tk 1.2cr

After inspecting the flood situation in the country's northern and north-eastern districts, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced Tk 1.2 crore special allocations for the flood-affected people of Sylhet and Sunamganj.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Unicef provides emergency relief as 1.6mn children stranded in Bangladesh flood

Four million people, including 1.6 million children, stranded by flash floods in north-eastern Bangladesh are in urgent need of help, Unicef has said.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

“Floods cause damages but have some positive aspects too”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said severe floods cause damages but they also have some positive aspects.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

After half a day of outage, power returns to parts of Sylhet

Due to the flooding of water at Kumargaon 133/32 KV grid sub-station in Sylhet, power lines were cut off all over Sylhet from 12:30 pm today (June 18, 2022).

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

How did the flood situation worsen so fast?

Will we be able to handle it if the flood situation worsens further?

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Over 72% of Sylhet division under water

More than 72 percent of Sylhet division is under water. Out of four districts in Sylhet division – 89 percent area of Sunamganj, 72 percent of Sylhet, 70 percent of Habiganj, and 50 percent of Moulvibazar was submerged.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

SSC, equivalent exams postponed due to worsening floods

This year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled to begin on June 19 was postponed today due to the worsening flood situation around the country.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Over 1.5mn children at risk of diseases, drowning, malnutrition due to flood in Bangladesh

Over 1.5 million children are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, said Unicef Bangladesh in a statement today.