Navy Contingents with 10 warships ready to deal with ‘Bulbul’
Published: 08:36 PM, 9 November 2019 Updated: 09:21 PM, 9 November 2019
Various relief materials are being transported to Bangladesh Navy Ship - ISPR
Navy Contingent and Medical teams are ready to provide emergency relief and medical assistance to the cyclone-affected areas, with five warships in Barisal, Jhalokathi, Patuakhali, Barguna, and Satkhira, and three in Chattogram and two in St. Martin, to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone ‘Bulbul’.
BNS Karnafuli, Teesta, Padma, LCVP-012 and LCVP-013 have been deployed to perform rescue and relief operations in the coastal areas of Khulna region. Besides, four naval contingents are ready to deal with any emergency situation.
In the wake of the cyclone, the Navy has adopted a comprehensive three-level action plan. These activities are being carried out through regular contact with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief and local administration; reports Inter-Services Public Relations Department (ISPR).
It was also informed that three vessels in Chattogram – BNS Shahjalal, Shah Paran and Andhra - are prepared for the fastest supply of the reliefs to the affected coastal areas in the face of emergency need. In the meantime, BNS Somudra Joy and BNS Somudra Avijan are staying in St. Martin with emergency relief.
Meanwhile, tourists stranded in St. Martin due to the cyclone, are being provided with safe shelter and needed assistance under the supervision of the Navy.
Ships deployed from Khulna Naval Zone will distribute 2,000 packets of emergency food items in the affected areas of Barisal, Jhalokati, Patuakhali, Barguna and Satkhira regions. Each packet contains seven kilograms of rice, one and a half kilograms of pulses, one and a half liters of soybean oil, one kilogram of beaten rice, one-kilogram Puffed rice, half a pound of Jaggery, half Kilogram of biscuits, two liters of pure water, two dozen candles, two dozen fire-boxes and life-saving essentials medicines and Saline.
In addition, three specialized medical teams have been formed to provide emergency medical assistance including the distribution of free medical care, life-saving drugs and food saline in remote areas. Besides, four naval containers are ready to deal with any emergency state.
In the meantime, two naval warships BNS Samudra Joy, and BNS Samudra Avijan at St. Martin's and are ready to assist the affected people with two tons of beaten rice, one ton puffed rice, one and a half tons jaggery, two tons of rice, 500 kg pulses, 700 kg sugar, 500 packet candles, 250 dozen fireboxes.
In addition, members of St. Martin's Forward Base are ready for emergency rescue and relief work. Besides, warships and naval contingents are ready in Dhaka and Chattogram with relief and medical assistance to deal with the situation.
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