Save the Children Director Mark Pierce said the situation there was "extremely desperate".
"The sheer volume of water is also making it really hard to access some of the communities most in need, which is one of our greatest challenges right now", Mark Pierce, the agency's director, said. "Once the floodwaters recede, we know that longer-term support will be critical to help communities fully recover, including getting schools re-opened so children can get back to the safety and routine of the classroom, and supporting farmers to get back on their feet".
Flooding of major rivers such as the Jamuna surpassed levels from 1988, the year of the deadliest floods the country has ever faced, the humanitarian agency said.
Flood levels had already reached record highs in Bangladesh. "We fear it will get worse in the days and weeks ahead".
Bangladesh's disaster management minister, Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury, said almost 368,000 people have taken refuge in more than 970 makeshift shelters. The IFRC said over 3.9 million people were affected by the rising waters, and the situation was likely to get worse as swollen rivers from India poured into the low-lying and densely populated areas in Bangladesh.
In India, more than 11 million people have been affected in four states across the north and east, with at least 156 killed. In Nepal, villages and communities are stranded without food, water and electricity as many areas remain cut off.
"This tragic flooding in Nepal has claimed at least 128 lives and 33 people are still missing", Dev Ratna Dhakhwa, Secretary General of the Nepal Red Cross Society, said.
Indian villagers walks past a washed away section of road at Palsa village in Purnia district in Bihar state on August 18, 2017.
"We are practically starving, with no government supplies reaching us", said Arunima Dutta, a mother of three who is sheltering from the disaster with hundreds of others. What's more, India's meteorological department is forecasting more heavy rains for the region in the coming days.
He said "the U.S.is not doing any training, or mentoring really, at the battalion level where the rubber really meets the road". USA officials have consulted Afghanistan leaders on Mattis's plan, according to Afghan Ambassador to the U.S.
Congress called for Cyber Command to be elevated to a unified combatant command in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Cyber Command as a so-called unified command, granting its commander additional decision-making and purchasing power.
Microsoft had a fairly good E3 showing this year but unfortunately, most of the games shown were listed with 2018 release dates. In a Twitter interaction with fans, Xbox chief Phil Spencer promised to share the pre-order details on Thursday, August 17th.
Rivers returned to New England to conduct an MRI yesterday, when the tests revealed the extent of the season-ending injury. He went down with a non-contact injury while on kickoff coverage and immediately grabbed his left knee.
In recent months, the statue has served as a rallying point for white nationalists, white supremacists and other groups. Sources had told WVIR that the mayor would be changing his vote about moving the monument.
The Oregon Department of Transportation said it was working with the city to adjust traffic signals to help ease the congestion. Peter Murphy, spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation, said traffic was backed up Thursday about 14 miles on U.S.
La policía buscaba a uno o varios agresores y no estaba en condiciones de precisar las circunstancias exactas de lo ocurrido. Wuppertal es una ciudad de unos 350.000 habitantes, ubicada en el estado de Renania del Norte-Westfalia.
On Thursday, the Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway Monument in Gold Canyon, Arizona, was found tarred and dressed in feathers. Black leaders have called for the removal of such monuments for several years, saying they glorify racism.
I watched several regional games last week, and I was impressed with the play I saw, both at the plate and in the field. According to Little League, more than 7,000 teams played in the tournaments to try to make it to South Williamsport .
Coolpad launches new smartphone Cool M7 in China
Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has expanded its smartphone series with the launch of Coolpad Cool M7 smartphone in China . As of now, the Chinese company has not made any announcement regarding the global availability of the smartphone.
Bruce Forsyth dead at 89
In a statement on Friday, his manager Ian Wilson said the TV presenter passed away "peacefully at home" surrounded by his family. After Bruce proposed at the Turnberry Gold Club in Scotland, the couple married in 1983, and had one son together, JJ.
Amit Shah to leaderss, BJP secys: Gear up party for 2019
Mishra had been assigned the duty of Bundelkhand region during Uttar Pradesh assembly polls where the party secured maximum seats. But, Mishra had to face directives of the Election Commission who disqualified him for his alleged involvement in "paid news".
Reaparece Juan Carlos Osorio
Con el Atlético Nacional, Osorio consiguió una fructífera etapa entre 2012 y 2015, en la que logró tres títulos nacionales, dos copas y una superliga .