Bangladesh: UK provides over Tk 5cr for emergency relief to flood victims

DHAKA, 23 June 2022, (TON): The United Kingdom has released additional emergency funding of £442,548 to the support communities affected by the ongoing floods in Sylhet division.

A press release issued by British High Commission said “this emergency funding brings the UK's contribution to the flood relief effort in recent weeks to £636,548.”

The release quoting acting British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Javed Patel said "the new emergency funding we have released today will be used to support the most vulnerable through cash assistance, shelter management, water and sanitation, and educational materials.”

He added "the devastation we have seen from flooding this year in Bangladesh has been heartbreaking.”

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