Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies for Floods

Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies

UN-SPIDER organised a a Capacity Building Programme in Bangladesh from 12 to 16 May 2013 on topic “Space Technology for Flood

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Capacity Building Programme in Bangladesh

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Wed, 22/05/2013 - 10:05

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24

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90
Wed, 05/22/2013

International Charter activated for Cyclone Mahasen in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Flood area map created by the International Charter for Bangladesh in 2009

On 15 May, 2013, UNITAR/UNOSAT, on behalf of UNOCHA, activated the International Charter Space and Major Disasters to obtain satellite-derived image-products for the impact of tropical cyclone Mahasen.

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Fri, 17/05/2013 - 12:10

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24

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90
Fri, 05/17/2013

Flood in Bangladesh

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The north eastern and northern districts including Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat of Bangladesh have been inundated due to heavy downpour and of on-rush flood water from upstream (Assam and Meghalaya in India) for last couple of weeks.

Source: glidenumber

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Flood in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000124-BGD

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Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat

Occurance Date: 

29/06/2010

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24

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90

Flood in Bangladesh

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Heavy rains caused floods and landslides in southeast Bangladesh, killing at least 58 people.

Source: glidenumber

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Flood in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000114-BGD

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Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

15/06/2010

latitude: 

24

longitude: 

90

Severe Local Storm in Bangladesh

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The nor'wester that played havoc in eastern India on the night of 14 April 2010 also hit border districts of Dinajpur, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram in Bangladesh. Some adjacent districts including Gaibandha, Sirjaganj and Bogra were also affected.

Source: GlideNumber

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Severe Local Storm in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

ST-2010-000074-BGD

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Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

21/04/2010

latitude: 

26

longitude: 

89

Floods in Bangladesh

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Areas affected by Cyclone Aila have been hit by flooding and swollen rivers due to high tides. Over 45,000 are marooned, 28 villages inundated.

Source: GlideNumber

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Flood in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000070-BGD

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Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

08/04/2010

Monsoon Brings Below-Average Rain to Much of India, Bangladesh

Image shows anomalies in rainfall between July 14 and July 20, 2009. Most of India and Bangladesh are brown, showing that less rain fell than average during the week. One of India’s primary crop areas is in the north, where less rain has fallen. According to BBC News, Bangladesh had received 40 percent less monsoon rain than normal by July 20, triggering fears of food shortages. (Source NASA)

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Wed, 29/07/2009 - 16:20

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Floods in Bangladesh

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Torrential rains triggered landslides and flash floods killing six people and stranding half a million in their homes.

Sources : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/REliefweb, click here

Disaster Type: 

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Floods in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000123-BGD

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Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

04/07/2009

Tropical cyclone in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh evacuated 400,000 people to emergency shelters on the southwestern coast as a cyclone hit the country, as well as neighbouring India, on 25 May.

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Tropical cyclone in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000105-BGD

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Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

25/05/2009

Tropical cyclone in Bangladesh

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Cyclone Bijli cyclone battered the Bangladesh coast with heavy rain and winds of up to 100 kph (62 mph) on Friday, forcing the storm-prone country to evacuate thousands of people.

Source : Glide number

 

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Name: 

Tropical cyclone in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000078-BGD

Region: 

Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

17/04/2009
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