» 06/28/2012, 00.00
Floods in Bangladesh, 110 dead and 150,000 displaced
In Chittagong water has reached a meter in height. The disturbance is moving towards the northeast. Local sources of AsiaNews resize the situation: "These are normal seasonal floods." And they complain: "The government has launched appeals to the international community, but the money that arrives does not go to the victims of the disasters."
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As landslides kill 144 in southeastern Bangladesh, Card D'Rozario prays for victims
The districts of Rangamati, Bandarban, Chittagong and Cox's Bazaar are the hardest hit with the heaviest death toll in Rangamati. The poor live in the hills, in homes built haphazardly. Parish priest in Bandarban calls for help.
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Winds up to 150 km / h as cyclone Mora flattens Rohingya refugee camp
About 200,000 refugees had found shelter in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps. Maximum alert in the ports of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar. 70% of houses on the island of Saint Martin have been destroyed. Nearly 350,000 people evacuated.
Rain and mudslides: over 90 dead in Bangladesh
The monsoon season gets off to a violent start. Chittagong is worst hit: mud buries the shanty towns of the poor; ports, airports, schools and shops remain closet. Thousands are left homeless.
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Bangladesh, 30 dead from floods in north-central. Thousands of people without food
Entire villages submerged by floodwaters, crops destroyed. Numerous rivers break their banks. regional director of Caritas: "I was on the banks of the Brahmaputra and saw thousands of people waiting for help." The government has begun distributing food and aid.
Unrelenting floods in Bangladesh
In Dhaka 19 people die in four days.
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