UN to aid 14,000 Aila-hit families

Published on 29 August 2010

United Nation's (UN) bodies--WFP, UNDP and Unicef--have extended support to 14,000 families, affected by cyclone Aila, still living on embankments in Bangladesh. Drawing assistance from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID), the UN agencies will work to distribute food, assist with shelter and implement basic water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition interventions, said a press release.

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