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Disaster Services — 13 July, 2022

Affected Structures for Bangladesh Flood 2022

The following map is an analysis to estimatimate the number of structures affected during the floods in Bangladesh in June 2022 using OSM data and InaSafe.

“InaSAFE is free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities.” It can be used in conjunction with OSM data, to estimate affected elements 1 in a selected area using OSM data or other datasets.

Estimated number of structures affected:

District Name Number of Affected Buildings
Sunamganj 3,800
Habiganj 104
Kishoreganj 101
Sylhet 2,500
Netrokona 1,100
Moulvibazar 31
Total 7,636

1. Affected: An exposure element (e.g. people, roads, buildings, land cover) that experiences a hazard (e.g. tsunami, flood, earthquake) and endures consequences (e.g. damage, evacuation, displacement, death) due to that hazard.

Download data: The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX).