WFP is distributing biweekly rations of 25 kg of rice to newly arrived families. To date, almost 60,000 people (11,815 households) have received rice.
WFP continues to provide high-energy biscuits to people as they cross the border.
WFP needs at least USD 14.8 million to scale up assistance to those seeking shelter in the camps for the next four months.
370,000 people have arrived in Bangladesh
With an emergency donation of EUR 40.000 (DKK 300.000) in humanitarian funds, Denmark is now contributing to the rescue work in response to the mudslide last weekend in Colombia. Denmark’s contribution is expected to go to immediate emergency assistance, such as clean water, food, clothing, and medicine to the families affected.
Ulla Tørnæs, the Minister for Development Cooperation, says: