July 04, 2017

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Water distributed to villages in drought-stricken Myan Aung Township

A girl carring water containers filled with water in a village in Myan Aung Township.
A girl carring water containers filled with water in a village in Myan Aung Township.

GROUNDWATER resources are facing depletion throughout the country as the effect of El Niño set in across the country.
Residents of Nuttaung Village in the Teabo Village-Tract, Myan Aung Township, are facing scarcity of water as tube wells in their villages dry up.
On 24 April, a team from the Myan Aung Township Administrative Department, the Rural Development Department and the Township Fire Service Department distributed drinking water to the villagers and filled water storage tanks in villagers’ homes. The administrator of the Myan Aung Township Administrative Department and the deputy director of the Rural Development Department met with villagers and to assess the needs of the residents in the villages with regard to roads, bridges and water. The departments made arrangement to ensure that the villagers can get water from alternative resources.

 

Win Bo

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