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  20 Jun 2024, 18:34
Update : 20 Jun 2024, 20:24

1,100 tonnes of rice, Tk 50 lakh allotted for Sylhet, Sunamganj flood victims

SYLHET, June 20, 2024 (BSS) - The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief has allocated another 1,100 tonnes of rice, cash Taka 50 lakh and 12,000 packets of dry food for the flood-affected people of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts.
 
"Allocated rice, dry food and cash Taka will be distributed among the flood-affected people of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts and Sylhet City Corporation," State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Mohibbur Rahman told journalists in Sylhet today.
 
Among the allocated rice, 500 tonnes of rice for Sylhet and 500 tonnes for Sunamganj and 100 tonnes of rice for Sylhet City Corporation.
 
Of the cash Taka 50 lakh, Taka 20 lakh for Sylhet district, Taka 20 lakh for Sunamganj district and Taka 10 lakh for Sylhet City Corporation will be distributed, Sylhet district relief and rehabilitation officer Abdul Quddus Bulbul said.
 
Besides, 5000 packets of dry food for Sylhet district, 5,000 packets of dry food for Sunamganj district and 2,000 packets of dry food for the city corporation will be distributed for flood victims.
 
Apart from this, two districts have been allotted total cash Taka 20 lakh for children food and cash Taka 20 lakh for cattle food, Abdul Quddus Bulbul added.
 
The allocated rice, cash Taka and dry food have been delivered to the concerned upazilas of the districts today, he said.
 
Meanwhile, the Public Relations Department of Sylhet City Corporation said that 100 tonnes of rice, cash Taka 10 lakh, and 2,000 packets of dry food have been allocated for Sylhet City Corporation and the cash money and food have been distributed among the flood-affected people of the city corporation, sources said.
 

 

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