August 19, 2016

Schools reopen in Ayeyawady Region

Students heading toward classrooms.

Schools which were temporary closed due to flood in recent memory in Ayeyawady Region have reopened recently, said an education officer Sunday.
However, some schools are established at monasteries and homes temporary as they were destroyed by the flood, said U Aung Kyaw Tun, Head of Ayeyawady Region Education Department.
The flood in the first week of August forced 1,645 schools, out of 6,867 in the region, to closed, destroying 136 schools.
The local authorities is stepping up efforts to reconstruct the schools while carrying out repairing and reconstruction facilities of 546 schools with the use of funds allocated by the government.
School  children in Thegon Village resumed their learning at a monastery these days at the village’s monastery as the flood did not yet recede completely in the village located in a low-lying area, said a village.


Zaw Gyi (Pannita)


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