At least 1,053 people were killed and 9.4 million more displaced internally in different climate-related disasters in 58 districts in seven years from 2014, says a recent study.
We need good governance to implement projects that will protect coastal districts
People of the northern and northeastern districts are fearing a second spell of floods as major rivers continue swelling amid torrential rain and onrush of water from upstream.
“Most paddy fields in our village are under water. We are not only facing food shortage but also lacking fodder for our cattle. Had the flood happened after two weeks, we could have harvested at least enough to feed ourselves,”
Recent flash floods in Netrakona and Kishoreganj has inundated new areas, while the water level in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet have been on the rise.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities say.
Farmers in the northeastern backswamps are on the brink of facing another flash flood as the construction and maintenance works of “around 50 percent” Haor protection embankments have not been completed within the given timeline.
With flood receding for the last three days, the administration in Moulvibazar has been able to ramp up the measures to distribute relief among the victims.