Sylhet flood: UK release over Tk 5cr emergency funding
The UK has released additional emergency funding of £442,548 (over Tk 5 crore) to support communities affected by the ongoing flood in Sylhet division.
This brings the UK's contribution to the flood relief effort in recent weeks to £636,548 (over Tk 7 crore), according to a statement from the UK High Commission in Dhaka.
"The devastation we have seen from flooding this year in Bangladesh has been heartbreaking. The new emergency funding we have released today will be used to support the most vulnerable through cash assistance, shelter management, water and sanitation, and educational materials," said acting British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Javed Patel.
The UK's funding has been allocated through Start Fund Bangladesh and will be administered through Caritas Bangladesh, Christian Aid, and Voluntary Association for Rural Development, and World Vision Bangladesh.