Rehabilitation of around four lakh people, who were worst hit by the floods and lost their homes, is the biggest challenge in the government’s recovery efforts.
Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) has monitored the water level of the country’s rivers at 109 river stations and recorded a rise in level at 61 stations while a fall in 41 others.
Crops on around 16,383 hectares of land have been damaged due to floods in Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts. “Aush” paddy, jute, maize, nuts and various vegetables have been damaged in the floodwater.
The people of Dharla River shoal in Lalmonirhat districts are affected by the second phase of the flood as the water is flowing above the danger level today (June 29, 2022).
Around 3:00am last Wednesday, one family was seen hard at work making 400 bags of relief to be taken for distribution the next morning.