Health Desk-- 12th Jan’19: Aiming to minimize the sufferings of cold-hit poor people in Gaibandha region, the district administration has taken initiative to distribute blanket among the affected people.
The district administration received as many as 41,000 pieces of blankets from the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief this season to distribute them among the cold-hit people, according to the sources.
The blankets are being distributed to distressed and poor people of all the seven upazilas under the direct supervision of district and concerned upazila administrations and local government bodies including social organisations, reports BSS.
On Tuesday evening, 520 pieces of blankets were distributed to river eroded people including poor fishermen of Goghat village in Kamarjani union under Sadar upazila of the district.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abdul Matin formally distributed the blankets.