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February 27, 2018

IDPs in Muse provided with aid, health care

IDPs in Muse receiving aid from authorities.
IDPs in Muse receiving aid from authorities.

More than 2,630 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled or were forced to leave their homes after KIA, TNLA and MNDAA attacked military outposts, police stations and the 105-mile trade camp in Muse and Kutkai on 20 November, are being sheltered at monasteries and churches in Muse.
The IDPs at the five temporary camps are being provided with food, water, warm clothes and blankets by the Shan State Government and are receiving medical care when needed, according to the Information Committee of the State Counsellor’s Office.
The Shan State Government has supplied 300 bags of rice and 1,000 bags of instant noodles to the camps daily and provided families of the victims who died in the attacks Ks500,000 to Ks1million each. The injured are being given Ks100,000 to Ks300,000 each, according to the press release of the committee.
Temporary clinics have been set up at the relief camps to providing health care to the IDPs.



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