RAJSHAHI, Nov 28, 2020 (BSS) – Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRC) has provided food packages with hygiene kits to 1,100 more jobless and other helpless families to mitigate their livelihood related difficulties being caused by the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Each family was given a food package containing 7.5 kilograms of rice and one kilogram of pulse, edible oil, salt, sugar and suji and hygiene kits contained two laundry soaps, two bath soaps and two surgical masks.
BDRC’s Rajshahi city unit organized the programme of distributing humanitarian support in association with Pran-RFL Group at Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Divisional Stadium today through maintaining social distancing and other protective measures to contain coronavirus spreading.
President of the city unit and Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton accompanied by valiant freedom fighter Nawsher Ali, Professor Farida Sultana, Dr FMA Zaheed and Deputy General Manager of Pran-RFL Group Syed Sarwar Hossain distributed the support programmes .
Mayor Liton said the present government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly to cope with the present pandemic situation.
The government has been dispensing foodstuffs and cash money among the low-incoming and other hand-to-mouth families to mitigate their hardships being caused by the pandemic.
Earlier, the unit provided similar types of food packages to 3,000 distressed families amid the COVID-19 pandemic.