Bangladesh flood 2017 | The Daily Star

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Education paused

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

  • 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.

  • Flood threatens the capital

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge-embankment

    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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

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    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 in Dinajpur, Sirajganj and Lalmonirhat amid immense sufferings of the flood affected people.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed talks on Khaleda Zia’s nomination cancellation

    AL mocking flood victims: BNP

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

  • 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.

  • 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 becomes clear.

  • 14 die in 3 northern dists as flood ravages on

    As flood ravages through the northern and northeastern parts of the country, 14 people have lost their lives in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Dinajpur raising the death toll in floods all over the country to 26.

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    Bangladesh finally finds rice in Cambodia

    Bangladesh signed an agreement with Cambodia to purchase 1 million tonnes of rice within the next five years, officials say.

  • AL men looting relief materials: BNP

    BNP alleged that the ruling party men are looting the relief materials allotted for the flood victims in the country’s north-northeastern areas.

  • Rain worsens northern flood

    Continuous downpours coupled with swelling in the major rivers like the Brahmaputra, Jamuna and Padma yesterday further worsened the flood situation in the northern districts.

  • INTERACTIVE MAP: Updated flood situation in Bangladesh

    Click on the markers on the map and zoom in to see details on the flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts of Bangladesh.