Desk Report, 22 August:
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society is working to help the people affected by floods in the North, East and Central areas of the country. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society has all types of preparations to combat the sudden flood. Control room is open for collection of damage.
Red Crescent volunteers have started work in the affected districts. The National Disaster Rresponse Team (NDRT), National Disaster WATSAN Response Team (NDWRT), Unit Disaster Response Team (UDRT) team, including the volunteers of the affected district unit, have also been prepared.
The Secretary General of the Society, BMM Mozharul Haque, said, Red Crescent Society is ready to help the flood affected people. In the meantime, dried and cooked foods, saline and very essential water purification tablets are being distributed as emergency assistance. All officials, including the Emergency Response Team, have been prepared to face floods and flood situation.
Disaster Response Department said, Instantly, 20,00,000 lakhs of dried and cooked foods, 2,000 thousand pieces of Tarpaulin sheet, 40,000 peso ore saline, 14,000 thousand water purification tablets and 6,000 thousand pieces of greenery were allocated. With the help of Grameenphone, 5,100 households in 10 districts will be distributed 15 kg rice, 2 kg of pulses, 1 liter of oil, 1 kg sugar, 1 kg of salt, 1 kg of suji (baby food) in the family.
Director Nazmul Azam Khan said, “Control Room” has been opened to collect damage data. For all the information you can call + 0088-0-9355995 (direct), 01712865152, PABX # 9330188, 9330189, 9350399-282 to this number.
Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Mr. Hafiz Ahmed Majumdar said, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society is providing relief to the flood affected people in Bangladesh. Come to help the flood affected people.
Note that anyone can come forward to help the flood affected people. You can send your valuable money to this account number: BDRCS DPP and Social Welfare, 240000202, Sonali Bank, Moghbazar Branch, Merchant Bikash Number 01811458521, Swift code-BSONBDDHLOD , Or Direct contact: Director, Disaster Response, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Red Crescent Road, Magbazar, Dhaka 1217. Also, click here for detailed information on sending money (www.bdrcs.org/donate).