Dhaka – 11,14,508 families of 33 districts in Bangladesh have been badly affected by ravaging floods , in which 43 people have died so far.
Tk 3,44,50,000 have been allocated to the flood-affected districts till Saturday.
Besides, a total of 54,40,331 people of these families have been affected by the floods in various ways.
It was stated in a press release sent from the Ministry of Disaster Management andRelief on Sunday.
It said 159 Upazilas and 1,019 unions of 33 districts have been affected by floods.
The press release reads that 967 medical teams have been formed at the flood-affected districts. Of these, 399 are now in operation.
43 people have died in floods in Bangladesh so far.
Of them, 15 died in Jamalpur, one inLalmonirhat, three in Sunamganj, one in Sylhet, nine in Kurigram, four in Tangile, two in Manikganj, one in Munshiganj, one in Gaibandha, two in Naogaon, two in Sirajganj and two in Gopalganj have died.B’desh government relief operation for the flood-affected people continues. Tk 10 lakh have been provided as bay food assistance.
Of the amount, Tk 62,54,000 have been spent.B’desh government has already allocated 14,410 lakh metric tonnes of rice for them.
Of the allocated rice, 9,221 metric tonnes have been distributed till Eid day on Saturday. Dhaka, Gazipur, Tangail, Manikganj, Faridpur,Munshiganj, Rajbari, Madaripur, Shariatpur, Gopalganj, Kishoreganj, Mymensingh,Netrokona, Jamalpur, Chandpur, Noakhali, Luxmipur, Brahmanbaria, Rajshahi, Naogaon, Natore, Sirajganj, Bogura, Pabna, Rangpur, Kurigram, Nilphamari,Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj and Sunamganj districts have been affected by floods.
Besides,78,046 cattle have been brought at the shelter centres.It was further stated that 1,533 shelter centres have been opened in the flood-affected districts. A total of 63,409 men, women and children have taken shelter at these centres.