UNICEF Bangladesh Ambassador Mim visits children affected by the floods

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UNICEF National Ambassador for Bangladesh Bidya Sinha Mim is visiting Sylhet this week to meet children whose lives have been upended by floods that ravaged northeastern Bangladesh in May and June this year, according to a press release Thursday.

The widespread flooding affected the lives of 7.2 million people, including 3.5 million children, and caused a food, water and sanitation crisis. Families have been forced to abandon their belongings and seek shelter as hundreds of schools and medical facilities have been destroyed.

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