Jamalpur (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Jamalpur (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 24.92
Longitude: 89.940002
population: 167,914
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

120 villages flooded as Bogra dam caves in

Flooding deteriorated in the country on Friday as a portion of the flood control embankment at Sariakandi in Bogra collapsed leaving 120 villages washed away.Nearly three people have died and 0.128 million hectares of crop fields have gone under floodwater ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summary as on August 29, 2014

Source: Government of BangladeshCountry: Bangladesh OUTLOOK All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges. The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara system may continue to fall in next 72 hours. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Recouping flood-hit crops ‘uncertain’

Recouping large portion of the flood-hit crops, including the standing Aman plants, has become uncertain as flood forecasters have ruled out any possibility of improvement of the condition immediately.According to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Flood may worsen in northern, north-western region

:08:01 A A- A+ The rising water level in the upstream is likely to worsen the flood situation in Bangladesh’s northern and north-western region, the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) says. However, the FFWC sees no chance of floods in capital ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh: ACAPS Briefing Note: North Bangladesh: Floods

Source: Assessment Capacities Project, Start NetworkCountry: Bangladesh Crisis Overview Since 13 August continuous rainfall in north and northeastern Bangladesh, together with the onrush of water from upstream, have caused flash floods in low-lying ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Floods, Information bulletin n°1

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Bangladesh This bulletin is being issued for further information following the DMIS input as well as setting the basis for a DREF request to fund continued humanitarian ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summary as on August 27, 2014

Source: Flood Forecasting and Warning CentreCountry: Bangladesh OUTLOOK All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges. The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara system may continue to fall in next 48 hours. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

No major summer flooding expected in Bangladesh--official

fficialDHAKA, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's flood warning center said Tuesday that there is no possibility of heavy flooding in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country despite steady rains in parts of Bangladesh, which has led to further elevated rivers ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Bangladesh: WFP Starts Food Distributions Following Floods In Kurigram, Sirajganj And Jamalpur

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Bangladesh DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributing biscuits fortified with micronutrients to more than 30,000 people severely affected by recent floods in six upazilas of Kurigram, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Naogaon finish 3rd beating Jamalpur

:00:00 A A- A+Women's Hball Naogaon DSA finished third in the Walton Air Conditioner National Youth (U-19) Women's Handball Tournament crushing new-face Jamalpur DSA by 14-1 goal at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium Sunday, reports ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Flood-affected people living in constant fear

The flood situation in many parts of the country has remained unchanged with many dams giving in to heavy river currents and people being evacuated from areas near embankments.Flood-affected people said either they did not receive any relief materials ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign at Dewanganj municipality gains momentum

Campaigns for the by-election to the offices of mayor and a woman councillor of Dewanganj municipality in Jamalpur have got a momentum with the candidates visiting door to door.Three mayoral candidates and two woman councillor candidates — ruling Awami ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 18 2014]

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DAE deputy director of Netrakona district Samir Kumar Sarker said 10,000 hectares of Aman fields have been under water for last 12 days. "Crops at nearly, 8,000 hectares of the affected area may witness severe damage" he said
"There is no possibility at all that there will be any major widespread or medium-scale flooding during summer this year" Sazzad Hossain, spokesman at the Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) under Bangladesh Water Development Board told Xinhua Tuesday
Nabir Hossain, 48, of Chander Char village in Aditmari upazila, said, "We have been suffering a lot since Friday night ... We cannot cook as our houses are under water. So, we are living on dry foods like flattened rice and puffed rice"
Moreover, article 35(5) of Bangladesh's constitution states, "No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel and inhuman treatment or punishment" . There remains no precise prohibition in state legislations of corporal punishment in educational intuitions...

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Major rivers swell to flood new areas across Ba... [Published Bdnews24.com - 8 hours ago]
120 villages flooded as Bogra dam caves in [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 11 hours ago]
Flood situation worsens, several lakh people ma... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 14 hours ago]
Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
Recouping flood-hit crops ‘uncertain’ [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
Bangladesh: DMIC Situation Report on Countrywid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Flood may worsen in northern, north-western region [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
Rising water may worsen flood situation in Bang... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 27 2014]
Bangladesh: ACAPS Briefing Note: North Banglade... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Floods, Information bul... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Floods likely to linger [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
Bangladesh: WFP Starts Food Distributions Follo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
No major summer flooding expected in Bangladesh... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 26 2014]
WFP Starts Food Distributions Following Floods ... [Published World Food Programme - Aug 26 2014]
Naogaon finish 3rd beating Jamalpur [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 24 2014]
Kushtia make flying start [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 20 2014]
Flood-affected people living in constant fear [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Flood damages crops, houses [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
Campaign at Dewanganj municipality gains momentum [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 18 2014]
Flood tightens grip on North [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 17 2014]
Jute packaging law gathers momentum [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 16 2014]
Jute growers face problems due to water scarcity [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 12 2014]
Prohibiting corporal punishment in educational ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 11 2014]
'Recognise ethnic groups as indigenous people' [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 09 2014]
Defying death in troubled waters [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 08 2014]
Pay by Sunday or face legal action [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 07 2014]
Jute harvest begins amid low price in market [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 05 2014]
Factors that expedited the eviction plot [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 05 2014]
Political approval alleged for 6 new med schools [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 03 2014]
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Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
Source: Government of BangladeshCountry: Bangladesh OUTLOOK All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges. The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara system may continue to fall in next 72 hours. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna ...
Bangladesh: DMIC Situation Report on Countrywid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: Government of BangladeshCountry: Bangladesh Highlights RAINFALL AND RIVER SITUATION SUMMARY AS ON AUGUST 28, 2014. All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges. The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara ...
Bangladesh: ACAPS Briefing Note: North Banglade... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: Assessment Capacities Project, Start NetworkCountry: Bangladesh Crisis Overview Since 13 August continuous rainfall in north and northeastern Bangladesh, together with the onrush of water from upstream, have caused flash floods in low-lying ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Floods, Information bul... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Bangladesh This bulletin is being issued for further information following the DMIS input as well as setting the basis for a DREF request to fund continued humanitarian ...
Bangladesh: Rainfall and River Situation Summar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: Flood Forecasting and Warning CentreCountry: Bangladesh OUTLOOK All the Major river system are in rising trend except Ganges. The Ganges may likely to fall in next 72 hours and Surma-Kushiyara system may continue to fall in next 48 hours. ...
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