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US govt provides $100,000 in relief assistance to flood victims

  • Published at 06:40 pm August 24th, 2019
Roads broken down by the floods around Moulvibazar district are hampering communications and the delivery of relief to flood victims Dhaka tribune
Roads broken down by the floods around Moulvibazar district are hampering communications and the delivery of relief to flood victimsDhaka Tribune

Ambassador Earl Robert Miller made the contribution on behalf of the US government

The government of the United States of America has provided $100,000 in relief assistance to flood victims in Bangladesh. 

Ambassador Earl Robert Miller, the US ambassador to Bangladesh, traveled to Ashtamir char in Kurigram district on Saturday, to announce the contribution made by the US government.

The contribution, implemented through CARE Bangladesh, will provide assistance to over 4,900 people from more than 1,200 households.

 While in Kurigram, Ambassador Miller met with local government officials and residents to learn more about the flooding, and how the US assistance could complement the relief efforts of the government of Bangladesh.

He visited Natarkandi High School to distribute cash grants, household items, and hygiene supplies and information for women and adolescent girls.