October 22, 2017

Aid flows into villages affected by armed attacks

Rice, articles of clothing and tents were delivered to villagers affected by armed attackers in Rakhine State yesterday. Photo: MNA

Rice, beans, clothes and canvas tents donated by the Rakhine State Cabinet were delivered yesterday to villages affected by armed attacks.
Two-hundred ninety-eight households consisting of 3,895 family members in Kyetyoepyin village-tract’s Kyetyoepyin Ywama were provided with 75 rice bags, 5 bags of beans and 600 articles of clothing, while 115 households comprised of 1,331 family members were provided with 29 bags of rice, 2 bags of beans and 200 articles of clothing.
Similarly, 25 bags of rice, 2 bags of beans, 12 canvas tents and 200 articles of clothing were provided to 83 households of 3,178 family members in Dargyizar village.
“We went to these three villages for the third time to provide subsidies. Now we have given out 128 bags of rice, 337 1/2 viss of beans and 12 canvas tents for 597 households of 8,404 people.
Further arrangements are under way to go the aid-needed places to support subsidies in cooperation with governmental departments, NGOs and INGOs,” said U Ye Htoo, deputy district administrator. The aid was delivered by the deputy district administrator, township administrator, members of the UNHCR and representatives of Malteser International. In the villages, a mobile medical treatment provided medical care to local villagers, it is learnt.—Zin Oo and Ko Min

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