PIROJPUR, The government will build 50 more
cyclone shelter centres in the coastal region and disasterprone areas of the
district aiming to minimize the loss and casualties of natural disasters.
Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED) will implement the
project work with the financial support of World Bank, executive engineer of
LGED Susanto Ranjon Roy said.
The construction work of the cyclone shelters in seven upzilas, mostly
in Mathbaria upazila 22, of the district will be finished in 202223
financial year, he added.
He also said during a cyclone, these shelters can accommodate
approximately 50,000 people and will also provide classroom space for
These cyclone shelters will be serving as safe havens during floods,
cyclones and other natural disasters.
These shelter buildings will be built for multipurpose uses. Students
will get good class room and good atmosphere and during cyclone and flood,
locals will take shelter in the buildings with different facilities.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)