Japan provides $9m to assist WFP, IOM operating in Bangladesh support

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The Japan government has decided to provide 9 million US dollar to assist WFP and IOM for their operations in support to Bangladesh.

Among the assistance, approximately 4.55 million US dollar will be provided to WFP to develop agricultural infrastructure, strengthen market linkage with rural farmers and improve the food value chain in Cox’s Bazar, Ishwardi, and Patuakahali districts, A press release said here on Tuesday.

It will also provide approximately USD 4.47million to IOM for construction and maintenance of shelters, disaster risk reduction activities, maintenance of medical facilities and latrines, and the construction of deep tube well in the “Rohingya” camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar district.