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Flood situation improves slightly in Kurigram

Published 9:38 pm | July 06, 2020

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Online Desk : The overall flood situation in Kurigram is slightly improved as the water level of the rivers—Brahmaputra and Dharla—are declining.

According Water Development Board Kurigram branch office the Brahmaputra River is flowing below the danger level at Chilmari and Nun Khawa points but the Dharla River is flowing above the danger level at Setu point.

Besides, the water levels of Teesta, Dudhkuam and others rivers in the district have declined.

Flood-hit people in different areas in the district who take shelters ion roads, embankments and educational institutions have been passing inhuman life in lack of relief materials.

Though the water in flood-hit areas in the district is declining but residents of these areas are not able to return back to their houses till now.

Amir Hamza, resident of Junukar Char in Sadar upazila, said they are still jobless and passing days in hunger.

Siddique Mandal, chairman of Saheber Alga UP in Ulipur upazila, said water in char areas is declining gradually but houses are still inundated. Sufficient relief materials are urgent for flood-hit people, he added.

Deputy comissioner Md Rezaul Karim said the flood situation in the district improved. Both government and private efforts of distributing relief items among flood-hit people is continuing, he added.

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