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August 10, 2018

Ministry of Border Affairs continues provision of aid to IDPs in Kachin State

Ministry of Border Affairs delivers aid to displaced persons in Tanai Township, Kachin State. Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Border Affairs provided aid to 268 families who fled their homes in Awng Lawt area in Tanai Township, Kachin State, due to armed conflicts.
At the ceremony held at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Kinsara Ward, Tanai Town, a month’s food ration worth Ks4,732,152 and comprising 97 bags of rice, 166 viss of cooking oil, 249 viss of peas and 41 viss of salt were presented by Director U Aung Kyaw Htoo, which was received by the local populace who expressed their thanks.
The Ministry of Border Affairs has provided 2,869 displaced persons in Kachin State Phakant, Myitkyina, Mogaung, Tanai and Waingmaw townships with 1,116 bags of rice, 1,788 viss of cooking oil, 1,856 viss of peas, 548 viss of salt, 162 blankets and 82 mosquito nets in cooperation with local Tatmadaw forces.

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