(i) Assam: In the wake of devastating floods in Dhemaji district, Itanagar centre distributed 600 ration kits (each kit containing 10 kg rice, 5 kg dal [lentils], 5 kg potatoes, 1 kg cooking oil, 1 kg salt, 500 gram milk powder, 2 packets of candles, 1 packet of matchboxes,
500 grams of detergent powder and 2 bars of soap) to 600 affected families on 14 September.
(ii) West Bengal:
Flood Relief Services, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal
(a) The Headquarters (Belur Math) served 10,000 plates of cooked food and distributed 7250 kg rice, 2050 kg potatoes, 1725 packets of biscuits, 500 litres of drinking water, 1800 saris, 1030 lungis, 522 dhotis, 1 lakh halogen tablets, 215 bags of cattle feed and 125 kg bleaching powder among 1275 flood-affected families of 14 villages in Uttar Dinajpur district from 31 August to 16 September. Moreover, medical help was provided to 364 patients.
Flood Relief Service by Coochbehar centre
(b) Cooch Behar centre served cooked food to a few thousand flood-affected persons and distributed 550 kg rice, 53 kg dal, 187 kg chira (rice flakes), 60 kg gur (molasses) and 96 kg muri (puffed rice) among 1252 families of 22 villages in Cooch Behar district from 13 to 16 August.
Relief Services at Uttar Dinajpur by our Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling centres
(c) Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling centres distributed 3907 kg rice, 757 kg dal, 757 kg potatoes, 757 kg mustard oil, 454 kg salt, 225 kg bleaching powder and 225 kg lime among 907 flood-affected families in Raiganj, Kaliyaganj and Buniyadpur areas in North Dinajpur district from 20 to 26 August.
Flood Relief Services by Malda centre
(d) Malda centre distributed 7000 kg chira, 750 kg sugar, 720 kg rice, 120 kg dal and 3160 packets of biscuits among 1568 flood-affected families in Malda district from 19 August to 6 September.
Relief Services by Lokashiksha Parishad, Narendrapur
(e) Narendrapur centre distributed 660 kg rice, 660 kg potatoes, 110 kg dal, 110 kg muri, 552 packets of biscuits, 175 kg bleaching powder, 25 water drums and 557 tarpaulins among 773 families in South 24-Parganas and Paschim Medinipur districts.
Dhaka centre provided the following items to each of the 250 flood-affected families in Dinajpur district on 5 and 6 September: 1 kg flour, 1 kg suji (semolina), 1 kg sugar, 1 litre edible oil, 1 sari and 1 lungi.
Photos of Flood Relief in Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal :
The following centres distributed various items, as shown against their names, to needy people:
Distribution of garments by Antpur centre
(a) Antpur: 1071 shirts and 1081 pants from 23 August to 9 September.
Distribution of garments to children by Bagda centre
(b) Bagda: 100 saris, 50 dhotis and 200 children’s garments on 23 September.
(c) Dehradun: 4572 shirts, 6812 pants and 1570 tops from 5 January to 2 September.
(d) Gadadhar Ashrama, Kolkata: 100 saris, 32 children’s garments and 18 school uniforms on 20 September.
(e) Gurap: 211 saris, 52 dhotis and 28 readymade garments on 22 September.
(f) Kankurgachhi: 292 saris and 51 dhotis on 8 and 25 August.
Distribution of cloths by Karimganj centre
(g) Karimganj: 232 saris and 218 dhotis from 15 to 18 September.
Distress Relief by Vrindavan centre
(h) Vrindaban: 400 kg rice, 400 kg flour, 100 kg dal, 100 kg mustard oil, 200 kg salt, 20 kg tea, 40 kg milk powder and 100 kg sugar on 20 September.
Distribution of garments to children during Durga Puja, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Chittagong : On the occasion of Durga Puja, Chittagong centre distributed 3000 kg rice, 300 kg dal, 22 saris in various sudivisions of Chittagong, and garments to 100 children in Khagrachhori district. Details
Mymensingh: 12,000 notebooks, 12,000 pens, 3 goats and 6 ducks from April to July.
Antpur centre distributed 428 sweaters, 749 sweatshirts and 1395 jackets from 23 August to 9 September.