Emergency Assistance to Cold Wave Victims in Bangladesh
[ePrayer – Pray for Cold Wave victims in Bangladesh]
The country has been experiencing its record lowest temperature since 1968. Severe cold wave is sweeping over the north and west regions of Bangladesh. CEDAR’s partner KOINONIA said, ‘People there are crying for the support while near about 100 people died in last 24 hours [on 8 January] according to the Disaster Management Bureau of Bangladesh.’ Many people have suffered from cold-related diseases. Another one or two cold waves will hit the country in coming two months. CEDAR is going to allocate funds to our local partner KOINONIA to respond to the dire needs of the victims.
Pray for Cold Wave victims in Bangladesh:
- Our partner KOINONIA has collected warm clothes for sufferers; pray that partner is able to raise sufficient fund to purchase 10,000 blankets;
- Pray for involvement of local churches in distribution of blankets to the victims;
- Pray also health and survival of Cold Wave victims.