August 19, 2016

UNDP helps farmers back on feet after Chin landslides

The United Nations Development Programme is working with communities in Chin State affected by landslides to help them return to a normal life.
More than 1.3 million people in Myanmar have been critically affected by monsoonal rains and landslides in July and August.
In the short-term, women and men from 500 households in Haka will be paid to clear debris from paddy fields, renovate fish ponds, farm drains, village foot paths and roads linking villages.
The UNDP will also provide small farm animals and feed, as well as farming tools, to help affected farmers get back on their feet.
The UNDP is also supporting affected communities in Rakhine State through a similar


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