US donates $1 lakh for flood victims

Staff Correspondent

25 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The US government has donated $100,000 for flood affected people of Kurigram district on Saturday.

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller announced the donation after launching the cash distribution program at flood-hit Ashtamir Char in the district on Saturday.

Care Bangladesh, a US-based organisation, arranged the program.  The organisation distributed the money among more than 4,900 people from 1,200 households in the char.

He visited Natarkandi High School to distribute cash grants, household items and hygiene supplies.