Flodding in the South East Bangladesh

According to the Meteorological Department 2012 recorded the worst flood and landslide in the Chittagong region in Bangladesh in the last 60 years, and in terms of rainfall in short span of time. The immediate impact of the flooding and land slide was initial displacement of the population who moved to temporary makeshift shelters, host families and community shelters. While, majority of families have returned to their dwellings, the disaster has impacted the residences’ livelihoods, water and sanitation facilities, and has damaged or destroyed their houses.This report shows the findings of a need assessment jointly carried out by the WASH, Shelter and Early Recovery Clusters, in order to better understand the needs of these residents.