Bangladesh: Thousands lost their homes because of a new flood

Flooding in Bangladesh

Heavy rains in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh forced over 20,000 people to flee their homes in Cox's Bazar and Teknaf. New homeless joined the 400,000 people who have already lost their homes due to flooding.

Although the area of Cox's Bazar coastal areas and Teknaf prone to natural disasters, the severity of the floods, including the level of flooding is unprecedented and many surprises. According to local residents, there has never before been so destructive to the cyclone. 84,000 houses were partially damaged.

According to the organization DRRO, farmers and pastoralists have also received serious damage. Chakari, one of the most affected areas in the south, still provides vegetables for about 80% of the demand in the region, reports indcatholicnews.com

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