BURO Bangladesh

BURO Emergency Disaster Response

In the recent devastating flood and severe cyclone in August and November 2007 respectively, BURO responds with huge amount of survival package for 260,000 affected families in 10 districts along with huge rehabilitation program. Here is a snap shot:

BURO Emergency Disaster Response 2007-2008

Millions of people have been severely affected by the devastating flood in 40 districts in August and catastrophic cyclone in 15 districts of Bangladesh. From the beginning BURO initiated emergency flood response followed by rehabilitation assistance to the flood and cyclone victims in 14 affected districts with the assistance (in cash and in kinds) from its development partners. Here is a snap shot:

Emergency Relief:

Sl. No. Name of donors Type of assistance No. of family covered Remarks
1 UNDP/DFID Flattened rice, pulse, molasses, ore saline, water purification tablets, mosquito net, carbolic soap laundry soap, sharee, lungi, Towel, candle, matches 2,000  
2 WFP-UNICEF High energy biscuit 2,330 Supplied by donor &distributed by BURO
3 WFP Rice, High energy biscuit 73,600(in 3 districts) Supplied by donor &distributed by BURO
4 UNICEF High energy biscuit 2376 Supplied by donor &distributed by BURO
5 BURO own fund Flattened rice , molases, ore saline 2000  
6 WFP Rice , High energy biscuit 50,704(in 2 districts) Supplied by donor &distributed by BURO
7 CARE Bangladesh/ EC -Rice, Pulse, Oil, Salt, Sugar, Suji, Potato, Onion, Saree, Sandal, Towel, ore saline, Match, Plastic Sheet, Rope, Laundry Soap, Candle, Bleaching Powder, Plastic Bag, Frok & Saloar , Shart & half Pant , Education materials 2000 

 

 

 
8 WFP Rice (30 kg. per family) 100,468(in 8 districts) Supplied by donor &distributed by BURO
9 FLAG Spain  Rice, pulse, ed.oil, ore saline, mosquito net, carbolic soap laundry soap, sharee, lungi, Towel, candle, matches 4321(in 1 district) For flood victims. 

 

Supplied by donor &

distributed by BURO

10 FLAG Spain  Rice, pulse, ed.oil, ore saline, mosquito net, carbolic soap laundry soap, sharee, lungi, Towel, candle, matches 20,000(in 2 districts) For cyclone victims. 

 

Supplied by donor &

distributed by BURO

11 BURO own fund Rice , potato, salt, pulse, masolla, ore saline 1000 For cyclone victims at Barguna
TOTAL # OF FAMILY COVERED 260,478  
BURO Bangladesh