Caritas Bangladesh in aid of flood victims

Caritas Bangladesh is launching a series of initiatives to help victims of the devastating floods in Bangladesh.

The Catholic charity’s volunteers distributed 4,000 Bangladeshi taka (about 46 euros) and cleaning kit for each person, for at least 1,650 families affected by the emergency.

Efforts are concentrated in two districts in the north of the country. The delivery of relief supplies was also attended by officials of the central government of Dhaka.

In the summer of 2016, Bangladesh – a poor country and often the scene of natural disasters, which annually cause victims – had to face the worst floods in 10 years.

At least three million people are affected. Read more

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