ASEAN countries’ humanitarian aid for Mocha Storm affected communities taken over

Singapore Air Force’s two C-130s and B737-800F aircraft arrived at Yangon International Airport yesterday afternoon, carrying a total of 34.69 tonnes of emergency supplies, temporary tents, tarpaulin, Jerry Can, and shelter repair kits worth US$ 107,064. The aid was sent from ASEAN countries to assist those affected by storm Mocha.
Mr Lee Yam Ming, the Executive Director of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre), presented the first batch of aid items to U Aung Win Thein, Minister of Social Affairs of the Yangon Region Government.
The Regional Minister, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Ko Ko Naing, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs U Zaw Phyo Win, heads and missions from the nine ASEAN embassies based in Yangon and officials from AHA Centre attended the ceremony.
Following ASEAN’s One Response principle, the humanitarian aid provided by ASEAN countries will be facilitated through the ASEAN Disaster Emergency Logistics System for ASEAN-DELSA. The materials, stored in warehouses in Subang of Malaysia and Chainat of Thailand, will be transported by military aircraft of Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia 19 times. —MNA/KZW

Share this post
Hot News
Hot News
False claims: Security forces destroyed houses and motorbikes in Madaya
As today is a knowledge age, students who actually pursue education will have deserved opportunities
Illegal goods seized in various states/regions
MNHRC inspects Twantay Myoma Police Lock-up, Mibagon Home for the Aged
Specialists offer medical treatments to residents in Hpa-an on field trip
Myanmar Charge d’Affaires calls on new Speaker of Vietnam’s National Assembly
Growing interest among women in traditionally male seafaring professions
Authorities receive 38 Myanmar nationals repatriated from India
Signing Ceremony of the Agreement on Transfer of Funds for MLC Special Fund (2024) Projects held in Nay Pyi Taw to commemorate 74th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and China
Children’s umbrellas sell well