Cent percent people in flood affected districts receive cash support: CPD

Cent percent people in flood affected districts receive cash support: CPD
Around 80.6 percent persons of the flood damaged districts in this year got GR rice as food assistance while cent percent persons of those flood damaged districts received cash support, said a study of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

The study findings were unveiled at a virtual dialogue titled “Relief Programme to face COVID-19, Flood and Agriculture Stimulus: Effectiveness of Government Services” held today structured jointly simply by the CPD, Oxfam in Bangladesh and EU (EU).

Through the virtual dialogue, an initial analysis report was highlighted offering the relief program to handle COVID-19, Flood in the haor region incorporating in Netrakona and the effectives of govt services toward distributing agriculture stimulus.

Senior Research Associate of CPD Mostafa Amir Sabbih presented the key-note paper at the dialogue. The study findings, analyzing the info of Netrakona district, showed that 46 percent of the full total land while 59 percent of the villages under Netrakona district became inundated from July 12 to July 27 this season.

Throughout that flood, rice, kid food, and animal foodstuff had been distributed among the damaged persons while Taka 2,500 was presented with as cash assist to each of the affected families.

The CPD, the civil society think tank, also said that selecting the beneficiaries and the formulation of the beneficiary lists in the district and upazila level were carried out in a good manner.

Quoting the data from the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, the study said that a total of 160 upazilas were influenced for the reason that flood with the number of water logged families achieving 7,92,748.

Chaired simply by CPD distinguished fellow Dr Mostafizur Rahman, Waresat Hossain Belal MP, CPD executive director Dr Fahmida Khatun and Deputy Commissioner of Netrakona Kazi M Abdur Rahman spoke, among others, for the virtual dialogue.
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