Bangladesh floods: Millions at risk as waters recede

Over seven million people affected, 163,000 hectares of cropland damaged, according to the Bangladesh Red Crescent society.

    Some 100 people have died in weeks of flooding in Bangladesh and seven million are at risk, according to the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society.

    As waters recede, authorities are concerned about reaching those stranded by the flooding and the possible spread of disease.

    Al Jazeera's Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Pirojpur, Bangladesh.


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