Agricultural livelihoods protection through humanitarian Anticipatory Actions in Jamuna river, Bangladesh (20-RR-FAO-023)
|Recipient UN Agency||FAO|
|Beneficiary type||Other affected persons|
The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving livelihoods assistance to flood-prone families in Rangpur (Kurigram, Gaibandha), Mymensingh (Jamalpur), Rajshahi (Bogra, Sirajganj). This FAO project comprises two interventions to safeguard vulnerable households' livestock and agricultural assets. On the one hand, FAO provides services to keep livestock alive, including livestock feed, vaccinations, and emergency veterinary services. On the other hand, FAO distributes storage containers so that farmers can safeguard their tools and seeds from being damaged or washed away by floods. The project provides life-saving assistance to 70,000 people, including 17,500 women, 17,500 boys and 17,500 girls.