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Flood: 2 more deaths pushes up toll to 84

26 June 2022
Flood: 2 more deaths pushes up toll to 84

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UNB, Dhaka :

Flood claimed two more lives in Sherpur and Habiganj districts in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the total fatalities to 84.


Each of them died by drowning in floodwater, according to the Directorate general of Health services (DGHS).


The total deaths were recorded from May 17 to June 25.


Among a total of 70 flood-affected upazilas, 33 upazilas are in Sylhet division, 16 in Rangpur division, 20 in Mymensingh division and one in Chattogram division.


Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona and Kurigram are the worst-hit districts where 13, 11, 10 and 9 upazilas were affected by flood respectively.


A total of 1,944 flood shelters have been opened, while 2,051 medical teams are working to provide various health services to the flood-affected people.

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