This Annual Report, published by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society on countless initiatives adopted by it in 2020 for bettering the lives of humans, is hoped to be used as a ‘catalyst’ and as an ‘institutional memento’ for playing a significant role in the implementation of post-disaster relief, disaster risk reduction programs as well as
BDRCS continued providing the humanitarian lifesaving assistances and to the displaced Myanmar people (FDMN) with the support of IFRC and currently 11 Participating National Societies (PNSs). The COVID-19 pandemic, deepened by the effects of devastating monsoon flash flood, and has exacerbated the suffering and humanitarian needs of the camp and host communities.
In collaboration with the Government, BDRCS as an ‘Auxiliary to the Government’ keeps continued its humanitarian assistances with the support of the IFRC, UNHCR, ICRC and other RCRC National Partners Societies (PNSs) in coordination with the RRRC, Civil Surgeon, other Government sectors and humanitarian agencies.
Forecasts of the landfall of a severe tropical cyclonic storm named “Amphan” in the West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts have triggered the release of funding to reduce its impact on vulnerable communities living in the 13 coastal districts of Bangladesh. Cyclone Amphan is expected to hit the western regions of Bangladesh on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 with core
Restoring Family Links (RFL) department of BDRCS with the support of ICRC is providing assisting on COVID-19 response in Prisons of Bangladesh. The main purpose of this program is to keep the detainees and detention authorities out of danger of Coronavirus infection and to reduce the risk of Covid 19 spread of infection. ICRC sent
The on going flood in Northern, central and North-eastern Bangladesh due to heavy rainfall at the upstream since end of June. The latest river water level report (29 July 2020, BST 09:00hrs) from Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) 27 major points of Brahmaputra basin (Dharla, Ghagot,Karatoa, Brahmaputra, Jamuna, Gur, Atrai, Dhaleshwari, Balu, Kaliganga rivers),
BDRCS RESPONSE OPERATION ACROSS THE COUNTRY In response to COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) has been continuing its emergency operation since March 2020. As an auxiliary to the Government of Bangladesh (GoB), BDRCS supports government efforts to COVID-19 pandemic. BDRCS has been operating these emergency response actions across the country by utilizing its