Bangladesh: Covid-19 Response Aid Second Phase Implemented and Recipients Promised to Give Back 50% So More Can Be Helped
Christians were the most affected, as many were denied government aid because of their faith in Christ. “The authority thinks that we, Christians, get a lot of support from foreign Christian organizations, so they use that as an excuse to not give us our relief aid,” said Simon Chakma, a local believer.
And then, unexpectedly, cyclone Amphan hit the southern part of the country in May, followed by severe flooding in the northeast. These disasters, one after another, and within a span of days, exacerbated the sufferings of the people, especially believers.