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Bangladesh Navy begins emergency relief and medical assistance

  • Published at 10:09 pm May 4th, 2019
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Bangladesh Navy distributing relief material distribution, and medical assistance ISPR

Navy ships are working in distant areas for distribution of dry food, free medical care, life-saving medicine, and saline as emergency relief

Bangladesh Navy has started emergency rescue, relief material distribution, and medical assistance in the areas affected by the Cyclone Fani. 

A navy ship Meghna travelled to Barisal’s Mehediganj another ship Teesta traveled to Hijlara with emergency relief material and medical assistance from Khulna Titumir naval jetty, said a press release issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Besides, naval ships LCT-103 travelled to Niladumur in Satkhira from Digharaj of Mongla carrying relief aid. Besides, naval contingent in Chittagong, Khulna, and Mongla areas are on standby for deployment in remote areas.

Navy ships are working in distant areas for distribution of dry food, free medical care, life-saving medicine, and saline as emergency relief. 

As a relief aid, three days worth dry food was stored for 2,000 families. 10kg of rice, two kg of pulses, two litres of oil, two kg of salt, two kg flattened rice, two kg puffed rice, one kg of jaggery, packet biscuits, candles, polythene bags, match boxes, pure drinking water, saline, and life saving medicine are being provided in a package.

Combined with local administration, navy's relief and rescue operations in the remote areas will continue until the situation turns normal.