The overall flood situation in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona, Kishoreganj and Brahmanbaria districts continued to improve with the fall of the water level in the major rivers, except for the Teesta, across the country. The flood situation in Sirajganj showed signs of improvement on Monday as the water level of the Jamuna River dropped. Meanwhile, none of the flood victims died of hunger or from lack of medical treatment, which is a big achievement, Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said. He also claimed that no death has been reported due to lack of medical treatment or for shortage of food in the district. Monitoring flood situationThe Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief has been asked to form a committee to monitor the country’s overall flood situation and assess the damage caused by the deluge.
Source: Dhaka Tribune June 28, 2022 00:26 UTC