Flood Occurred in 2017 in Bangladesh And It’s Economic Loss Estimation
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Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries having great tendency to be affected by various natural disasters for its geographic location, deltaic configuration etc. So, Bangladesh is facing many disasters every year causing great hamper. But we are not concerned about the economic loss estimation immediately after facing this disaster. This paper discusses this meticulously and wants to show the economic loss Bangladesh faced last august , 2017. To reveal this, we would include the five newspaper’s report such as the Daily Star, the Bangladesh News bd 24,the Dhaka Tribune, the Daily Sun, the Prothom Alo, and also the report of Disaster Management Ministry and the directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). From this reports, we can identify the number of peoples death , the number of affected people, the amount of hampered infrastructures such as houses, institutions, communication sectors, the loss of agricultural production. Converting this with respective economic loss to taka, we would attempt to estimate the amount of loss. We can also show the effects in GDP Growth Rate, Per Capita Income etc due to this flood.
- Papers of URS 2017