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Roumari upazila is in distress, BRAC starts work in six districts

July 29, 2016
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The government has officially declared Roumari upazila in Kurigram in distress. We have started providing emergency support in six flood-affected areas.

Response by district:

Kurigram
Cash support totalling BDT 50,000 per upazila has been provided in Nageshwari, Bhurungamari, Ulipur, Chilmari and Kurigram Sadar upazilas. Food packages and cash support have been provided in Roumari and Rajibpur upazilas. Our polli somaj (community-based organisations) throughout the district have started using their disaster funds.

Lalmonirhat
Cash support has been provided in Sadar and Aditmari upazila. Polli somaj in Hatibandha upazila have started using their disaster funds.

Jamalpur
Food packages have been provided in Islampur, Madarganj and Dewanganj upazilas.

Nilphamari
Food packages have been provided, and other interventions such as child-friendly spaces and water, sanitation and hygiene support will soon commence.

Sirajganj
Chauhali, Kazipur, Shahjadpur and Sadar have been affected. We are currently conducting a needs assessment.

Gaibandha
We are monitoring the situation and are ready to provide support if needed.