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In pictures: Captive in water

  • Published at 12:59 pm July 23rd, 2019

Sufferings of the Gaibandha people affected by flood as situation worsens

Incessant monsoon rains swelled Bangladesh’s four major river basins on the first half of July 2019, triggering severe flooding in several parts of the country.

Gaibandha was one of the worst affected districts. According to the District Relief and Rehabilitation Office, there are 582,997 affected people in the district, with a total of 79,997 people taking shelter in flood relief centers.

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On July 23, 2019, many of the flood affected people took shelter on the city protection dam at Gaibandha Sadar at night, with nowhere else to go.