Safe Water for Flood Affected Victims in Bangladesh
This campaign aims to install and rebuild tube-wells in severely flood impacted areas in Bangladesh. These installations will provide safe water to the people, mainly women and young children in the coastal regions.
Bangladesh is a river irrigated land and also a country of natural calamities. People of Bangladesh are facing various kinds of calamities every year like flood, river erosion and cyclones etc. The people most impacted by this are those who live in the coastal areas.
This year, a heavy monsoon rainfall from 9 July 2019 has led to a massive flooding situation in low lying areas of northern, north-eastern and south-eastern districts of Bangladesh. Even Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) districts along with Cox’s Bazar have become highly threatened of potential flash flood and landslide.
Over 60,000 families in low-lying areas are abandoned in their home or community shelters. Islampur of Jamalpur district is the most stricken are with 200,000 people abandoned by floods. Flooding has triggered river erosion, breached dams, snapped road and rail links, inundated crop fields and forced educational institutions shut.
- To ensure safe water to the flood affected people
- To aware the flood affected people about watery diseases
- To protect the flood affected people from various watery diseases through safe water
- To install Deep Tube well for the safe water to prevent the people especially children and women from watery diseases