Rahman advised CNN on Sunday that not less than two individuals had died resulting from flooding in Bangladesh. Information company reviews counsel the toll is way greater, with Reuters reporting 25 deaths over the weekend, citing native officers.
An absence of telecommunication providers has made it troublesome to totally assess the extent of the injury, significantly within the hard-hit districts of Sylhet and Sunamganj, Rahman mentioned.
He famous that 90% of the district of Sunamganj is underwater and is sort of totally lower off from the remainder of the nation.
Almost six million individuals have been displaced as a result of floods, the information company Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) reported Saturday.
The Bangladesh Crimson Crescent Society plans to assist with resettlement efforts and can “present money help to the flood-affected households,” the group wrote on Twitter late Saturday.
In the meantime, the jap Indian state of Assam, which neighbors Bangladesh, has additionally been impacted by the flooding.
At the least eight individuals have been killed there within the final 24 hours, based on the Assam Catastrophe Administration Authority in a press release launched on Sunday. Floods and landslides have killed not less than 62 individuals in Assam since April, the company additionally mentioned.