Emergency Response to Floods in Sylhet Bangladesh
- Category: News
- Published: Monday, 22 August 2022 18:02
- Written by Pascaline Gaborit
Pilot4dev is pleased to support the NGO LEDARS in the emergency response to the flash floods in Sylhet Bangladesh.As another climate related disaster, this year unprecented flash floods swept away homes and inundated farmlands, forcing families to seek shelter on higher ground and temporary flood shelters. According to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), around 94 percent of Sunamganj and over 84 percent of Sylhet were submerged by floods leaving many people stranded or homeless. On August 11, 2022 LEDARS team has started the distribution of food packages to households’ representatives. LEDARS team has taken the assistance of local volunteers who helped the food recipients to reach the survival package at their door step.