Dhaka-Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Tuesday said houses and roads damaged by cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ will be reconstructed very soon.“All the houses and roads damaged by the cyclonic storm will be reconstructed in a short time,” he said during a visit to some cyclone affected areas in Cox’s Bazar district.
The affected people will live in the cyclone shelters until their houses are built, he added.
The minister visited different areas of Dalghata union and Matarbari union parishads in Cox’s Bazaar.
Local member of parliemant Sirajul Mostafa, Director General of the Disaster Management Department M Reaz Ahmed, among others, were present during the visit.
Over 23 people, including 12 in Chittagong, were killed and about 100 others injured as cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ battered the country’s coastal districts before it weakened into a land depression on Saturday.
Several hundred houses, business establishments and shops were damaged while many trees and electric poles uprooted, ponds and fish enclosures washed away and several lakhs of people got marooned due to flood triggered by the storms in different coastal districts.