Friday, December 2

ADB: (ADB approves $100m grant to boost facilities for Myanmar refugees)

ISLAMABAD:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of one hundred million dollars to Bangladesh to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from Myanmar.

The financial assistance provided by ADB will address vulnerabilities of refugees and eliminate the risk of hunger, disease, and disaster related to refugees.

It also aims to beef up disaster risk management in an area prone to monsoon storms and also refurbish essential food storage and distribution centers, hospitals, schools, and improve emergency access.