Cox’s Bazar flood situation improves

The flood situation in the district has improved as flood water receded in most areas of the district.

District administration sources said around 48,00,00 people from 60 unions of the district have been affected by the flood triggered by torrential rains and water from upstream.

The flood killed at least 12 people in Cox’s Bazar district, said Additional Deputy Commissioner Bibhishan Kanti Das. He said Taka 9 lakh and 83 tons of rice were distributed among the flood hit people. Most crop fields and roads have been damaged by the flood, he added.

Chakaria Upazila Nirbahi Officer JP Dewan said low-lying areas in the Upazila are still under water. “We shall be able to count the damages when the water recedes” he added.

Chakaria and Pekua Upazila of the district have been affected by the flood enormously.

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