Embankments of disaster prone 13 costal districts make high: Maya
24 May 2015, Nirapad News: Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya (Birbikkram) said that the embankments of disaster prone 13 costal districts will make two to three feet high to protect the coastal belts properly.
He said that his ministry will inform the situation to the Prime Minister and request her for providing adequate grants for reconstruction of the damaged embankments of coastal belts.
“The present government under the directives of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is ready to stand by the cyclone affected people so that no single person suffers from the post cyclonic situation”, the minister said this while distributing relief among the cyclone affected people at Anwara and Banskhali upazila of the district this noon.
The minister said the loss of lives and properties caused by the cyclone which is inundated and tidal of unprotected embankment in the coastal regions.
During his visit at different Roanu affected area of Anwara and Banskhali upazilas the minister also assured them post-cyclone damage and rehabilitation programmes will be start very soon.
Speaking on the occasion, Public Works and Housing Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain also assured to provide adequate grants for reconstruction of the damaged embankments.
Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mejbah Uddin, among others, high officials of district administration and local politicians were present on the occasion.