Decoding the monsoon floods in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal

This report provides a data-based analysis of flood risk in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal, with the aim of supporting better decision-making on disaster preparedness and community-led innovations on disasters. The report provdes an overview of flood events and damages in 2017. It looks at trends in flooding in both desert and urban areas, with a particular emphasis on the interface between health and the built environment in the context of disasters.