More than… a fifth of the country … ha[s] been affected by the disaster, an area the size of Belgium, Austria and Switzerland combined. Almost 1.2 million houses are now reported as having been either damaged or destroyed in the country. The overall death toll has risen to 1,539, with 2,055 people now confirmed as injured. …[T]he number of persons directly affected by the floods has increased from 3.2 to 17.2 million. This new disaster comes in addition to nearly 1.3 million persons still displaced due to the IDP crisis, while 1.9 million crisis affected persons had returned to their native areas in the northwest of the country.
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