Bangladesh: Rana Plaza victims receive first installment of compensation
The Rana Plaza coordination committee has paid the first installment of compensation to the victims of the building collapse, including those who were injured in the collapse and families of workers who were killed. A total of 1552 members of the deceased workers' families and 35 injured workers received the compensation. A total of Tk 127 million in compensation was paid yesterday into the bank accounts of the family members of the deceased and injured victims from the Rana Plaza donors' trust fund, the international fund created for the compensation. Of this, approximately Tk 12.58 million went to the families of the deceased and Tk 1.37 million to the injured workers...This is just part of the compensation. As all the payments have not been made fully to the fund, there are apprehensions about full payment.