Bangladesh Navy on Tuesday provided food assistance to the poor and helpless people in the remote mountainous region of Kaptai in Rangamati to combat coronavirus infection.
Under the supervision of Kaptai Naval Base Shahid Moazzam, the navy members on Tuesday provided food aid to 500 poor, destitute and helpless families in Gavghona, Bangalipara, Dhanpata, Baniktila, Chairman Para and Headman Para areas of Kaptai Upazila.Each family was provided with various food and iftar items including rice, pulses, sugar, oil, flour, gram and salt.
Besides, similar food aid and iftar items were distributed among 400 families in Mongla Ferry Ghat of Bagerhat district, adjacent to Mongla Bazar and Devpur and Kalapara areas of Patuakhali district.
In addition, Navy’s Specialized Force SWADS distributed rice, pulses, gram, sugar, potatoes, salt, onions, rice, oil, garlic, ginger, chili powder, turmeric powder, among 200 poor and helpless unemployed families in Dangarchar area in Chattogram.
The naval personnel are conducting various activities to increase social awareness across the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Navy will continue its humanitarian assistance until the situation in the country improves.