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Flood 2004

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   Situation 2004 

Flood Situation

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  • Historical Flood Extents from 1954 to 2001 in Bangladesh

  • Protecting Bangladesh
    Hugh Brammer discusses the general approach and current activities of the Bangladesh Flood Action Plan. The author is a member of an international panel of experts for the Bangladesh Flood Action Plan and is also a participant in the Bangladesh Global Warming Impacts Study.

  • Bangladesh: more than just numbers
    Everybody discussed that the floods came and people really suffered because of the floods, but nobody discussed why.

  • Photo on Flood 2000, Bangladesh.

  • Flood engulfs 29 more villages in Satkhira, Cry for food, drinking water

  • Controlling Flood through Best Management Practices - Daily Star
    At the present time 130 million people of Bangladesh are facing a series of environmental problems...

  • Response to floods and mitigation measures in Bangladesh. pp. 103-104
    Thompson, P; Alam, M. 1996
    In Proceedings of the 1996 Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction, Washington, DC, USA [Abstract]
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Flood Forecast

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Statistics of Flood in Bangladesh

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  • Danger Level and Recorded Highest Water Level

  • Recorded Highest Rainfall

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New & Articles

  • 21-10-2000 - Floods and vegetables - Editorial -  Independent

  • 21-10-2000 - Relief operations continue in flood affected areas - Independent

  • 21-10-2000 - Fresh areas inundated in Satkhira: 2,100 more attacked with water borne diseases in Jessore - Independent

  • 18-10-2000 - West Bengal flood toll climbs to 1,358 - The Daily Star
    Flood waters were receding in India's West Bengal state Sunday as the death toll over the past three weeks climbed to 1,358, a provincial minister told the Press Trust of India, reports...

  • 17-10-2000 - Satkhira water to remain 'stagnant' for 2 weeks more - The Daily Star
    Flood water in Satkhirara is likely to remain stagnant for at least two weeks more as rivers in the south-west region cannot discharge it quickly with a network of roads, embankments and polders obstructing...

  • 14-10-2000 - Flood wreaks havoc in Chuadanga - Independent

  • 14-10-2000 - Flood situation in Satkhira remained unchanged - bangla2000

  • 11-10-2000 - Infrastructure across border has impact on flood - The New Nation
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, discussions are needed with neighbouring countries for taking joint initiative in controlling and resisting flood....

  • 11-10-2000 - Floods: Three Points at Issue - The Daily Star
    Minister for Water Resources Abdur Razzak has hinted at taking up this year's flood havoc at the next JRC meet with India....

  • 11-10-2000 - 80pc of Satkhira town now under water - The Daily Star
    SATKHIRA, Oct 9: About 80 per cent area of Satkhira town is now under flood water that has inundated 30 more villages in the district in the last 24 hours....

  • 8-10-2000 - Flood water rushing towards south: Fresh areas in Satkhira, Asasuni upazila inundated - The Independent

  • 8-10-2000 - Flood impact could be more serious- The Independent

  • 8-10-2000 - Protecting Small Hands from the Worst Forms of Child Labour- The Daily Star
    Astudy by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) reveals that there are 31 million children in Bangladesh aged between 5 and 14. Out of this 6....

  • 8-10-2000 - Many areas in Satkhira town under knee-deep water - The Daily Star
    Flood water entered Satkhira town and fresh areas in Sadar, Debhatta, Tala and Assassuni upazilas of the district today....

  • 6-10-2000 - Roads, embankments to be cut to check floods - The Independent

  • Hundreds of people await evacuation in Satkhira - The Daily Star
    SATKHIRA, Oct 3: Hundreds of people on treetops or rooftops here today awaited evacuation as rescue workers battled against strong currents of the deluge that hit the western districts, to reach them,...

  • Controlling Flood through Best Management Practices - Daily Star
    At the present time 130 million people of Bangladesh are facing a series of environmental problems....

  • Flood Control in Bangladesh: Which Way Now?

  • Floods kill over 700, millions homeless in India, Bangladesh - September 25, 2000
    Rescue crews used boats and military helicopters Monday to help some of the millions of people washed out of their homes by floods believed to ...

  • 5 more die, flood situation worsens further in 8 dists: 10 lakh people marooned - The Independent

  • Tackling Late Floods - The Daily Star
    AS five northern districts face the onrush of floodwater, due to continual rise in the water levels of major rivers, Bangladesh once again faces another disaster management year....

  • Flood situation in N dists worsens - The Independent

  • Fresh flood threat, The New Nation
    Onrush of water from hilly upstream coupled with active monsoon have deteriorated flood situation in different parts across the country during the last 24 hours ending at 6 PM on Tuesday, reports BSS.

  • Flood situation worsens in Rajshahi, C'nawabganj, The Independent.

  • Other Disaster Related Information on Disaster Management


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