Monthly Activity Report September 2012

Report
from Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
Published on 30 Sep 2012 View Original

(Extract)

Relief Department

In Sep ’12, the department from International Disaster Response Emergency Fund (DREF) has supported flood victims in Sirajganj, Gaibandha, Kurigram, Bogra and Sunamganj districts. Sup-port has been extended to a total of 4,500 households through a relief operation where all the households have received non-food items like - a sari, a lungi and a plastic shit. The de-partment has also distributed a total of 90,00,000 BDT among the households and each household has received 2000 BDT as cash grant.

At this stage, the department has supported 3 BDRCS officers and 14 RCY volunteers who have received Disaster Response exercise and ex-change (DREE) Training organised by Bangla-desh Fire Service & Civil Defence department. Relief department has also completed a relief operation at Ramu upazilla of Cox’z Bazar dis-trict after a fire incident and a total of 30 households have been supported. A blanket, a sleeping mat, a mosquito curtain, a plastic shit and some crockery materials have been distrib-uted among the households.