Flood hit-families to get food assistance for 3 months: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today announced to provide food assistance to the flood-affected families of the country for the next three months until the next crops are harvested.
She also said the government will do everything possible to ensure their food, healthcare and other necessaries.
"Food assistance to the flood-affected people will continue for three months until the harvesting of the next crops. Arrangements have been made so that flood-affected people get food, and this will continue," she said.
The Prime Minister made the announcement while addressing a rally arranged at Dinajpur Zila School Shelter Centre on the occasion of distributing relief materials among the flood victims of the region.
Sheikh Hasina is now visiting Dinajpur and Kurigram to see for herself the condition of the flood victims of the two northern districts.
The Prime Minister distributed relief goods among the flood-stricken people now in shelter in Dinajpur Zila School Shelter Centre at Dinajpur Sadar and Teghara High School Shelter Centre at Farkkabad Union of Birol upazila of the northern district.