Alexa 509 shelter centers ready in Barguna

Dhaka, Friday   15 November 2019


509 shelter centers ready in Barguna

 Barguna Correspondent

 Published: 02:19 PM, 9 November 2019  

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Barguna has taken huge preparation to face severe cyclonic strom 'Bulbul'. A total of 509 shelter centers including 341 cyclone centers have been prepared in the district as ‘Bulbul’ is moving towards the coastal belts.

“If it is necessary educational institutions will be used as shelter
centers,” district administration sources said, adding that around five lakh people will get shelter in those cyclone shelters.

Eight control rooms have been set up in the district. A total of 42 medical teams were formed in the six upazilas and community Radio ‘Lokbetar’ would broadcast weather bulletin until the threat of Bulbul passes.

A meeting on the preparation for cyclone Bulbul was held at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner yesterday evening with Deputy Commissioner Md Mostain Biilah in the chair.

Besides, a total of 6,330 volunteers are ready to face cyclone Bulbul on standby.

Dry food, cash money, rice and corrugated sheets were also allotted for the people who would be affected by the cyclone Bulbul in the district.