Several thousand people were killed when
Cyclone Sidr hit the southern coast of Bangladesh on Nov. 15. Needs among
survivors are urgent for food, shelter, and medicine.
Church World Service is supporting the
efforts of partners in providing rice, pulses (e.g., lentils, beans), salt,
oil, and rehydration salts for more than 35,500 people, focusing on the
most vulnerable people--widows, children, elderly and disabled people,
and those without land.
Prior to the storm, long-time CWS partner
the Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) reported