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Impact-based forecasting and warning services aim to bridge the gap between producers and users of warning information by connecting and increasing synergies between the components of effective early warning systems. We tested qualitatively whether a warning message based on colour codes is understandable and useful to trigger risk mitigation actions at the local level in the flood-exposed communities of Rajapur and Ghorjan unions in Sirajganj district, Bangladesh.

Erosion by the river Jamuna devoured over 150 homesteads and 100 acres of crop land in Shimla, Bahuka, Italy and Balighugri villages of Sirajganj Sadar upazila over the last couple of weeks.

RANGPUR : The farmers have incurred huge production losses of over 2.78 lakh tonnes of crops worth over Taka 587 crore following recent floods in eight northern districts along the Brahmaputra basi

At least 29 people including 6 women and 13 children were infected with anthrax in two upazilas of Sirajganj, said the local health department officials.

Erosion by the River Jamuna has taken an alarming turn in the last few days, devouring at least 200 homesteads, four schools and a vast tract of cropland in Sadar and Chowhali upazilas of Sirajganj

The river erosion will also render as many as 35 thousand people landless

Study predicted farmers of Bagerhat, Dinajpur, Maulvibazar, Panchagarh, Rangpur, Sirajganj and Thakurgaon would face a 30% loss in the production of Aman by 2030

Onslaught of erosion by the Jamuna River has started playing havoc again in five upazilas of the district, much to the anxiety of the locals, reports UNB.

Bangladesh needs US$ 2.8 billion by 2021 to address health hazards caused by the adverse impacts of climate change, according to an official estimate.

Water experts estimate that Tk 500 billion will be needed to give the country's ruined rivers a new lease of life.