river erosion

Monu river embankments at risk of collapse

Residents of at least 30 villages living close to Monu River embankments in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar are at risk as the river has once again begun to erode the banks in Koterkuna area.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Twice flood-affected Lalmonirhat now bracing for erosion

Riverside people from northern Bangladesh devastated by floods twice this season, are now losing their houses and lands to erosion.

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

Monu river embankments at risk of collapse

Residents of at least 30 villages living close to Monu River embankments in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar are at risk as the river has once again begun to erode the banks in Koterkuna area.

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

River erosion in Manikganj

The water level of Jamuna is rising due to heavy flow from the hill. As a result, erosion started in Shibalaya upazilla of Manikganj.

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

River Erosion: Govt plans to allocate Tk 100cr for victims

The government is planning to allocate Tk 100 crore to rehabilitate the victims of river erosion across the country.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

Erosion strikes 19 villages in Goalanda

The Padma has devoured most of the areas of 19 villages in Rajbari's Goalanda in the last two months.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Govt moves to save Naria from Padma

The cabinet committee on purchase yesterday approved a project, involving Tk 1,077.58 crore, for protecting Naria and Jazira upazilas in Shariatpur from Padma erosion.

September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018

Furious Padma threatens Naria

This Padma is not the river they know. At Naria of Shariatpur, 20km from the Padma Bridge construction site, it has changed abruptly for sure. Once relatively calm and quiet in the area, it turned into an all-devouring river in just a few years.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Homes lost as erosion strikes again in Sirajganj

Several villages in Sirajganj are once again under serious threat of river erosion as the Jamuna has already devoured at least 50 homes at Enayetpur point in Shahzadpur.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

An upazila all but gone

Teacher Habibur Rahman is proud to be registered as a voter in his ancestral village, Bridashuria in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Launch Capsize: 25 missing in Padma

At least 25 people went missing after two launches fastened to a pontoon in the Padma capsized due to river erosion in Shariatpur's Nariya yesterday morning.