Desk Report, 19 September:
Chittagong City Red Crescent Unit has come forward to help the people from Rakhine State of Myanmar. Taka 3,70,000 was handed over to the National Headquarters of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society from Chttagong City Unit as a part of humanitarian assistance.
Treasurer of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Advocate Tauhidur Rahman received the check of donations at the Chairman’s Office of the National Headquarters this morning.
Executive Committee Member of Chittagong City Unit Mr. H. M Salauddin handed over this check. Mr. S.M Ahmad, Director of Youth and Volunteer Department of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Social worker Mr. Muntasir Mamun and Mrs. Kashfia Kamal were also present on the occasion.
Chittagong City unit’s executive committee member H.M Salauddin stated that some philanthropic people of Chittagong under the leadership of Mr. Muntasir collected this money from their friends and relatives.
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society’s Treasurer Advocate Tauhidur Rahman informed that Bangladesh Red Crescent Society has continued to distribute food and other essential items to Myanmar nationals who have taken shelter in Bangladesh. Free treatment is also being provided to them. The money received from the Chittagong City Unit will also be used to support the vulnerable People from Rakhine state of Myanmar.