Humanitarian Response to the Flood Victim Families in Sylhet, Bangladesh

SOS Children’s Villages International is a non-governmental social development organization working to protect and care for children who have lost parental care and who are at risk of losing parental care. We work with communities, parents and states to ensure that the rights of all children are fulfilled. SOS Children’s Village is currently working in 138 countries and territories around the world. In Bangladesh, SOS Children’s Villages started its journey in 1972 immediately after the liberation war. Currently working in six locations: Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna, Chattogram, Bogura and Sylhet.

Considering the overall situation of recent severe floods in Sylhet district, SOS Children’s Village Bangladesh is implementing a special project named “Humanitarian Response to the Flood Victim Families in Sylhet, Bangladesh’’ to help the flood affected people of Osmaninagar and Balaganj upazila with the active support and coordination of relevant stakeholders.

Title of the project

Humanitarian Response to the Flood Victim Families in Sylhet, Bangladesh 

Project Area

02 Upazila’s of Sylhet District (Osmaninagar & Balagonj)

Project Duration

08 Months (01 August 2022 - 31 March 2023)

Implementing Organization

SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh

Financial Assistance by

SOS Children’s Village International and its different Promoting & Supporting Associations

Total allocated Amount of the project (BDT)

22,187,000/- (Tk. Two Crore Twenty One Lac Eighty Seven Thousand Only)

Memorandum Number & date of financial Approval from NGO Affairs Bureau


07 August 2022

Total Number of programme participants

2,390 Household

Head of Expenditure

1. Food security: Unconditional cash transfer (UCT) for 2000 families: BDT 10,000,000/-

2. Conditional cash transfer (CCT) for Shelter and house renovation for 200 families: BDT 3,800,000/-

3. Livelihood recovery support: Livestock, petty business, recovery of agro farming loses etc. for 190 families: BDT 4,047,000/-

4. Non food Items (NFI) WaSH Kits (Such as Face mask, soap, detergent, hand sanitizer, sanitary pad, Bucket etc.): BDT 2,000,000/-

5. Community Awareness Programme on Health and Sanitation: BDT 100,000/-

6. Capacity building workshops for project staffs: BDT 280,000/-

7. Transportation cost of goods: BDT 120,000/-

8. Printing materials cost (T-shirts, caps, banners, brochures etc.): BDT 80,000/-

9. Travel expenses of project and field staffs: BDT 180,000/-

10. Expenses of the focal persons of visit the project (02 times): BDT 230,000/-

11. Salaries and allowances of project implementing Staffs/employees: BDT 1,090,000 /-

12. Office supplies, postage, bank charges: BDT 60,000/-

13. Audit fees: BDT 200,000/-

Projects Staffs

04 Persons.  (01 Coordinator, 02 Field Workers and 01 Accountant)                     

Address of International Office

Hermann Gmeiner Street-51, A-6021, Innsbruck, Austria.

Address of Country Office

01 Shamoli, Mirpur Road, Dhaka – 1207, Bangladesh

Project Implementing Area Office

SOS Children’s Village Sylhet, Dayamir, Osmaninagar, Sylhet - 3100

Local contact person

Director, SOS Children’s Village Sylhet. 

Contact Number 01711-372527