Bangladesh flood 2017

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...

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...

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Flood: 4 die in Jamalpur

Four people die in the inundated areas of Jamalpur, raising the flood toll to 48. Floodwaters continue to inundate fresh areas in Rajshahi and Naogaon while the situation shows signs of improvement...

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

Flood: 4 die in Kurigram, Sirajganj

Four people die in Kurigram and Sirajganj while the flood situation has remained unchanged in most northern districts as the rivers were either receding or remained steady.

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

No food crisis during flood: Muhith

There will be no food crisis in Bangladesh due to the ongoing flood, Finance Minister AMA Muhith says stressing that the government has the ability to import staples at a higher rate if necessary.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

AL mocking flood victims: BNP

Awami League is mocking with the flood-affected victims, political opposition BNP alleges.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

Flood: Brahmaputra swelling, Teesta receding

With waters of Teesta receding, the gush from Brahmaputra continues to swell further, according to the latest update on the flood situation of Bangladesh.

August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017

Floods kill 165 in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

At least 165 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, officials say, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage...