GAIBANDHA, A total of 500 flood victims of Erendabari, Gozaria and Fulchhari unions of Fulchhari upazila got cash money of TK 22,50,000 and vegetable seed from Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
The cash money and vegetable seed were disbursed to the flood victims of
the char unions of the upazila at the arrangement of BDRCS, district unit
with the financial support of Swiss Red Cross (SRC).
The objective of the money distribution was to help them buy essential
materials so that they could pass their days without hardship during the
critical time, said an official. A simple function was also organized at
Balashighat area under Kanchipara union of Fulchhari upazila in the district
Chairman of BDRCS, Gaibandha unit and also chairman of Gaibandha Zila
Parishad Ataur Rahman Sarker and unit secretary Rezaul Karim Reza formally
disbursed the money to the beneficiaries.
Ataur Rahman Sarker in his speeches said the BDRCS and the SRC had beside
the flood victims of the district in past and the organizations would stand
beside them in future to mitigate their sufferings caused by natural
Each of them received TK 4,500 and a packet of seed of eight types of
vegetable like okra, bitter gourd, bottle gourd, cucumber, and pumpkin as
grant from the organizations under the activity of cash and seed distribution
among flood affected people2019.
Directors of BDRCS KF Rahman and Sajib Kumar Paul, and manager of DRMSRC
Tuhin Samaddar were present on the occasion while project manager Golam
Mostafa, resilience coordinator Amal Kumar Pramanik, unit level officer Pavel
Rahman, finance and admin officer M. Khurshid Alam, project officer Saiful
Islam and project engineer Mominul Islam coordinated the activity.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)