Alexa 13,000 volunteer ready to tackle `Bulbul`

13,000 volunteer ready to tackle `Bulbul`


Published: 20:14 8 November 2019  

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Bhola district has taken the highest preparation to tackle cyclonic storm 'bulbul'. Meanwhile, 668 shelters have been opened in the district.

In addition, eight control rooms have been opened in seven Upazilas and 92 medical teams have been formed. Red Crescent and CPP members campaigning onshore to alert people.

Bhola DC Masood Alam Siddique said all preparations have been taken to deal with the cyclone. Thousands of volunteers have been kept ready. Besides, sufficient relief has been stored.

Bhola CPP Deputy Director Sahabuddin said CPP and Red Crescent officials have started campaigning about the storm. About 10,000 CPP volunteers are ready to deal with "Bulbul".

He also said that Bhola has been advised to local cautionary signal number four. It is not yet known where the storm will hit. 

Meanwhile, the district is experiencing heavy rainfall since morning. Heavy rains have also occurred in some places.