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March 25, 2019

Rakhine State Chief Minister provides aid to displaced people in Ponnagyun Township

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and wife present K 4.2 million to displaced people in Ahtet Myat Lay Village, Rakhine State. Photo: MNA
Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and wife present K 4.2 million to displaced people in Ahtet Myat Lay Village, Rakhine State. Photo: MNA

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, together with officials, met yesterday with displaced people temporarily residing at Ahtet Myat Lay Village in Ponnagyun Township, Rakhine State, and provided them with aid.
During the meeting, Chief Minister U Nyi Pu said the government is striving to fulfill the requirements of local residents who were displaced from their places of origin due to the security situation.
Also, doctors, nurses and medical equipment needed for healthcare will be provided, he said. Afterwards, the Chief Minister and party coordinated the delivery of basic requirements, such as food, health care and drinking water, for the displaced people.
On behalf of the Rakhine State government, Rakhine State Chief Minister and wife, and Rakhine State ministers distributed cash assistance of K 4.2 million along with 200 bottles of drinking water and 82 family kits to 427 displaced people from 88 households in Ahtet Myat Lay Village.
On behalf of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Dr. Ko Ko Naing of the Natural Disaster Management Department, also distributed cash assistance totaling K 3.753 million for a one month supply of rice, K 440,000 for 88 mats, K 416,110 for 176 blankets and K 50,000 to a pregnant woman. — Tin Tun (IPRD) (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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