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220 cyclone shelters are being constructed:Prime Minister

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220 cyclone shelters are being constructed:Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the present Awami League government has taken various steps to combat the natural disasters of the coastal people of the country.

100 multi-purpose cyclone shelters have been built.More than 220 multipurpose cyclone shelters are under construction.More shelter centers will be built in the future.Responding to a question asked byMustafizur Rahman Chowdhury (Chittagong-16) PM said this on Wednesday.Earlier at 11:00 pm in the presidency of Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, the activities of the parliament started.The Prime Minister said-''12 small marine rescue boats, 4 acquired search and rescue boats and 13 rescue vehicles were purchased for rescue operations in the coastal areas.She said that the use of megacity phone and satellite mobile phone to send early warning. As a humanitarian aid at the time of emergency, reserves have been kept to provide tents for dry food, GR rice, GR cash, rice, corrugated, blankets and temporary shelters.Sheikh Hasina said that the construction and reconstruction of reclamation and reconstruction work was being implemented through the Bangladesh Water Development Board under the Water Resources Ministry.From 2009 July to 2016 June, construction of 630 kilometer embankment and about 150 kilometer embankment has been rebuilt / renovated.

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