sunamganj flood

Firoz Hasan of Free Motion stands by flood affected Sylhet and Sunamganj

Social media influencer, Firoz Hasan of Free Motion, has taken a personal initiative to stand by the flood victims of Sylhet and Sunamganj. As a content creator, Hasan met people in distress and felt that the plight of these people should be highlighted. At one point, he thought of making videos and uploading them on social media.

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.

A week on, relief still elusive

At least 42 people have died in the devastating floods that have hit the country’s northern and northeastern districts, while lakhs are stranded as new areas are inundated every day.

Sanitary napkin as a relief item

More and more districts are being flooded in the country, and the affected people are in desperate need of regular relief items. Since a large

Every life matters at Animal Rescuers Bangladesh

Severe flooding in the northeast of Bangladesh has left millions stranded in greater Sylhet including Sunamganj. Both human and animal lives are at stake, with almost no access to food, shelter or safety for days at a stretch. Various rescue organisations including Animal Rescuers Bangladesh are trying to access these flood-affected regions to provide necessary assistance to the survivors.

Sunamganj man, injured while collecting flood relief, dies

A man who was injured yesterday (June 20, 2022) while trying to collect relief dropped from an Air Force helicopter at Tahirpur upazila in Sunamganj died this morning (June 21, 2022) in hospital.

Bidyanondo: Saving lives in flood affected Sunamganj

Bidyanondo Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to help poor communities of Bangladesh. As a part of the emergency response for the flash floods in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Kurigram and Netrokona, Bidyanondo teams have been helping to distribute food and water purification tablets amongst the people of the flood affected areas. Due to flash floods and torrential rain, 13 lakh people have been stranded in the peripheries of Bangladesh, and Biyanondo is one of the names that came to immediate rescue.

At least 9 dead due to flood, lightning, electrocution in Sylhet division

At least nine people died due to flood, lightning and electrocution in Sylhet division.

PM to visit flood-hit districts tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to visit the flood-affected areas in Sylhet, Sunamganj and Netrakona tomorrow.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Sylhet, Sunamganj flood: Water level dropping in some areas due to less rainfall

Although the flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj remains unchanged, less rainfall from last night till this morning has caused the flood water level to drop in some areas.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

“I witness nothing but ignorance towards Sylhet”

With no sign of hope, the people in Sylhet are always bracing themselves for the worst.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

“Just 2 weeks ago, we faced flash flood and now another blow”

Residents of Chhatak, Bishwambarpur, Tahirpur and Dowarabazar upazilas of Sunamganj and Companiganj, Gowainghat upazilas of Sylhet, including the city corporation areas, are badly affected due to the ongoing heavy rain and flood.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

21 DU students, stranded in Sunamganj flood, being moved to police lines

A group of 21 students of Dhaka University, who went to Sunamganj on a tour, were stranded there due to the sudden flood.