Nor’easter storm damages 92,000 homes in Bogra
Bogra, 07 April 2015, Nirapad News: A total of 91,894 homes were damaged by Friday’s nor’easter, affecting 413,704 people across the district, sources of Directorate of Relief and Rehabilitation (DRR) said.
The nor’easter has destroyed some 70,301 houses completely and some 28,667 others partially. 26 educational institutions have been damaged totally and 174 others partially.
Meanwhile, the authorities concerned have been helping the affected people.
Bogra DRR officer Abdur Tahman told that the affected are being provided with assistance from the district and the police administrations.
Additional deputy commissioner M Khorshed Alam of Bogra said that a total of Tk 3.6 lakhs cash was distributed among the families of the deceased Tk 20,000 each, and 50 metric tons of rice was been distributed among the affected people.
Letter was also sent other ministry, seeking more assistance, Alam added.
A nor’easter killed 19 people, injures scores across the district on Friday.