Bangladesh flood 2017

September 10, 2017
September 10, 2017

Tk 117cr project taken for flood victims: Matia

The government has undertaken a Tk 117 crore rehabilitation programme to assist 6.30 lakh flood affected people in the country, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury says.

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Canada provides financial aid for Bangladesh flood victims

Canada says it would give 200,000 Canadian dollars to provide immediate assistance to people in Bangladesh in response to severe flooding caused by monsoon rains.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

Education paused

Academic activities of institutions, from primary schools to colleges, in more than a dozen districts have been seriously hampered by the floods.

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

Python carried by floodwaters rescued in Kurigram

Locals rescue a Python, over three-metre long, which was carried by raging floodwaters in Kurigram Sadar upazila.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

Flood threatens the capital

Ravaging the northern and northeastern Bangladesh, flood now threatens the capital as all its surrounding rivers are showing rising trends.

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Flood situation improving in northern region

The flood situation has improved across the country as the water level of the major rivers in the northern and central districts have significantly dropped.

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Flood hit-families to get food assistance for 3 months: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces to provide food assistance to the flood-affected families of the country for the next three months until the next crops are harvested

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Portion of village embankment goes under floodwaters in Tangail

A portion of a village protection embankment goes under floodwaters in the Jamuna river in Kalihati upazila of Tangail.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Water receding in most northern, central dists; relief sparse

Even though the water levels in some of the major rivers in the northern and central districts -- Teesta, Dharla and Jamuna -- continue to recede, the sufferings of the flood victims show no signs of easing.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

‘35% Bangladesh flooded’, over 4m marooned

About 35 percent of Bangladesh has been inundated by the flood caused by onrush of water from upstream and incessant rainfall, affecting over four million people and killing 88. While there has been some improvement up north, the flood situation in the mid region is on the decline.