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Huawei distributes essentials among flood-hit people

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 26 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Huawei distributes essentials among flood-hit people

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Huawei distyributed relief materials among the flood-affected people living in several areas of Natore district on Satuday.

An event has been organised with presence of the chief guests, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, said a press release.

 Among others George Lin, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Bangladesh, MM Samirul Islam, UNO of Singra, Natore, Sonjoy Kumar Shaha, acting Mayor of Singra Pourasabha, Natore and other high officials of Huawei were also present at the event.

The relief materials were handed over to ‘Pallishri Unnayan Sangstha’ for distributing the items to the people.

Owing to increasing water levels and sudden onrush of water, around 70,000 people have already been affected by flood this year in different regions of Natore district, namely Gurudaspur, Singra, Naldanga, and Baraigram Upazila.

Due to such sudden flash floods, new char areas, croplands, and houses have been inundated, putting the lives and livelihood of thousands in jeopardy. Against such a backdrop, Huawei has stepped in with handouts for the flood-stricken people living in these areas.

Under this relief initiative, around 2,000 families will be getting food packs including rice, red lentils, potatoes, salt, sugar, oral saline etc.

Zunaid Ahmed Palak says, “Pandemic has distressed individuals and business organizations. On top of that the recent flood has pushed the remote people into sorrow. And realizing the fact, even in challenges due to pandemic, a responsible company, Huawei Bangladesh, has come forward to aid the people in need.”