|Published : 16 Oct 2016, 20:37:49|
Kurigram Char people get post-flood health assistances
RANGPUR, Oct 16 (BSS): A total of 6,371 people living in 16 hardly reachable Char villages under Ulipur and Nageswari upazilas in Kurigram received post-flood emergency health assistance and pure drinking water facilities, a press release said today.
LAMB Hospital under its Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Project conducted the 45-day programme till October 15 last to provide health assistance to 16 health camps with assistance of Kurigram district and health administrations, local NGOs and public representatives.
Specialist physicians of LAMB Hospital, upazila health complexes and RDRS Bangladesh provided treatments to 4,251 char people of all ages, including men, women, children, babies and physically challenged people in the camps.
Supplementary nutritious foods were distributed among 480 under-five children suffering from malnutrition and personal hygiene kits among 515 adolescents and women of the char villages.