PMNCH member, DALIT, calls for emergency funds for rural Bangladesh
AUGUST 2011 | SATHKHIRA, BANGLADESH - About 150 villages of 12 unions under Tala upazila of Satkhira district have been submerged as rain-fed and saline water from the Kapotakka River entered the whole area since July 21, overflowing the banks of the silted river. Over 50,000 families have taken shelter in the makeshift houses and schools on high lands in the flood affected Tala upazila area.
Recently flash water hits in southern part causes flood and aggravates by the continuous rain, when peoples of Jessore and Satkhira districts those are living in the low lying areas or nearby Kapotakkha river they are now marooned. DALIT closely observing the situation from the beginning and collecting information physically. The statistical data shows that, In Tala upazila most of the houses are under water to 4-5 feet. More new areas are inundated by the flood in Monirampur and Keshobpur.
PMNCH member, Dalit, an organization for ensuring socioeconomic development, empowerment and rights of socially excluded groups towards equity and justice, has prepared reports on the floods and the needs of the poorest in the region. Please find links to the reports on the right handside