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Published:
2023-07-02 15:28:40 BdST

Tragic fishing trawler accident in BholaCash assistance provided to the families of deceased in trawler capsize


COAST Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to coastal community development, provided its support for the families impacted by the tragic fishing trawler incident that occurred on June 25, 2023, in Bhola, Bangladesh.

On June 25, a devastating incident took place when a fishing trawler capsized during a severe storm near the mouth of Charpial 3 river, resulting in the loss of lives.

Six fishermen were fortunate enough to be rescued and are currently receiving medical treatment at Charfashan Hospital.

However, the search for two missing fishermen continues. Tragically, five fishermen lost their lives in the incident.

Recognizing the urgency and importance of providing immediate relief, COAST Foundation took the initiative to extend support to the affected families.

COAST utilized its own funds to provide financial assistance 90 thousand tk to the families of the deceased, injured, and missing fishermen.

This assistance aims to alleviate their financial burden and offer some comfort during this challenging time.

In a special ceremony held on July 1, 2023, COAST Foundation officially presented the support to the affected families.

Dignitaries including the Panel Chairman of Charmadraj Union, members, political leaders, teacher representatives, leaders of the Fisheries Society, and Mahmudul Haque Didar, Deputy Director of COAST Foundation, were present to express their solidarity and support.

It is to be mentioned that, COAST Foundation remains dedicated to standing with the community and ensuring ongoing support to the affected families as they navigate the path to recovery.

The organization's commitment to the well-being and resilience of coastal communities remains unwavering.

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