2022 Emergency Rehabilitation Program in Sylhet
sponsored by Retired Customs Officers Welfare Association- RCOWA
May 11, 2022. According to the latest records, Flash floods caused by prolonged heavy rains in the Sylhet region evacuated thousands of families and affected millions of people. 41 adults and children were killed, 1 million homes were completely destroyed and 5 million were severely affected by the floods. MASTUL Foundation has been by the manner of the side of flood victims since the beginning of the flood at Sylhet. MASTUL constantly attempts to create a better future for underprivileged and vulnerable groups. MASTUL Foundation has been by the manner of the side of flood victims since the beginning of the flood at Sylhet.
On Wednesday (July 27) at the South Sunamganj Upazila office, MASTUL Foundation’s post-disaster management project called “Emergency Flood Damage Rehabilitation and Livelihoods for Flood Victims in Sylhet Region” officially started to help half a hundred flood-effected displaced families with house building materials. MASTUL Foundation has aimed for the construction of 1000 houses, 50 tubewells, and 50 toilets, and to make 2000 people self-reliant through this project. MASTUL also plans to hold awareness events to assess the importance of disaster management, restore the damaged social resources, and pay attention to improving the flood response system of Sylhet. Thus, Sylhet can stop that chaos and won’t fall victim to a flood in the future…
This program could not be possible without the support of our honorable sponsor Retired Customs Officers Welfare Association, who had joined us in this endeavor and funded this noble initiative. Alhamdulillah, with their help MASTUL Team has successfully done these programs. Thanks to Retired Customs Officers Welfare Association- RCOWA for their outstanding contribution to bringing the homeless, and destitute people home will help MASTUL move forward.
• Location of the Program:
The project was run in the most vulnerable areas of the Sylhet region like Jokiganj, Sunamganj, Gowainghat, Jaintapur, kanaighat Upazila, and so on.
1 thousand people of Flood-affected communities from Jokiganj, Sunamganj, Gowainghat, Jaintapur, and kanaighat Upazila.
• What kind of Relief had been provided by the program:
The MASTUL Team provided- bun tins and 20 bamboos, construction materials, and incidental expenses are provided for rehabilitation
• What kind of activities have been performed during the program:
The program was led by Kazi Rayhan Nafiz, Operation Unit Head on behalf of the MASTUL Foundation. The MASTUL Team participated in the entire campaign with a strategic plan and disciplined way. The main activities was started in Sunamganj District.
• Story of Program Beneficiaries:
“আপনাগো কাছে হাত জোড় করি আমারে একটু সাহায্য করেন।”
A few days ago, she cried like this and asked us for help to repair the house that was destroyed by the flood. We promised her that we will try our best to help you sell your house. Alhamdulillah, we have kept our word and helped this sister with tin, bamboo materials, and some cash to rebuild her house.
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