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Devastating floods hit Bangladesh. Looking for help from NGOs
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Wednesday, 01 September 2004
The worst floods in South Asia since 1988 have submerged over half of Bangladesh’s districts and claimed over 280 lives. Around four million people have been displaced, and tens of thousands left homeless, without food or shelter.

MAAWS, an NGO working 165 miles from Dhaka, is looking for international organizations, NGOs, Business community, Individuals to support humanitarian plights of about 30 million flood victims in Bangladesh. MAAWS is a registered non-profit organization under US IRS 501 (C)(3) in NYS here in America and registered NGO Bureau # 1745 in Bangladesh. MAAWS is an active member of Federation of NGOs in Bangladesh, and in a process to get enlisted with UNDPI. For more information please contact MAAWS directly at:

Dhaka Office:
2 Aziz Supermaket (2nd Floor) Shahbagh
Dhaka-1000 Bangladesh

Tel: 88-011-81 22 66
88-02-9662804 ext.134
Fax No:011-880-2- 88-02-8613958
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Central Office:
Earpur, P.O. Somir Munshir Hat
Senbagh, Noakhali, Bangladesh

or visit their web site at http://www.maaws.org .

MAAWS offices in Bangladesh are ready to work with donor agencies and other organizations for flood related humanitarian work like food distribution, medical care, reconstructing after floods, and etc.
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