December 15, 2016

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Vice president delivers aid to flood victims in Rakhine State

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham views the site for drain to be dredged for proper flow of water in Thandwe Creek, Rakhine State.
Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham views the site for drain to be dredged for proper flow of water in Thandwe Creek, Rakhine State.

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham on Thursday inspected townships flooded by heavy rains in Rakhine State and presented relief assistance to local people.
The vice president, who chairs the Central Committee for Reconstruction of Damage and Losses due to Floods in Rakhine State, inspected a road damaged by Taungup Creek in Taungup and presented relief assistance to victims at the town hall.
Efforts are being made to reconstruct buildings and infrastructure destroyed by the floods with the special reserved funds of the president, the vice president told them.
Chief Minister of Rakhine State U Maung Maung Ohn then explained reconstruction tasks being undertaken.
The vice president and officials later presented food, clothes, mosquito nets, blankets and solar lamps for flood victims in villages.
In the afternoon, the vice president and party visited the district people’s hospital in Thandwe and inspected the wards, theatres, X-ray room and dental clinic.
The vice president and party later met with members of the Rakhine State government, Hluttaw representatives, officials, town elders and local people at the town hall.
At the meeting, the vice president sought advice from local people on roads, bridges, schools and hospitals.
He then presented relief assistance for victims including solar lamps.
Later, the vice president and party proceeded to Dwayawadi Creek Bridge in Thandwe and inspected the site for a new canal to prevent flooding in Thandwe Creek.

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