COVID-19 prevention processes ongoing in IDP camps

Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement has given soap bars, masks and Infrared Thermometers to households from Saytamargyi IDP centre.  Photo: mna
Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement has given soap bars, masks and Infrared Thermometers to households from Saytamargyi IDP centre.  Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement is cooperating with relevant departments and organizations to implement protection, containment and response towards COVID-19 in IDP camps across the nation.
Yesterday, 2,823 soap bars and 5,646 masks were distributed to 1,000 households of Thetkepyin IDP camp in Sittway, Rakhine State, and to 1,823 households of Saytamargyi IDP centre with an infrared
thermometer given to each centre.
In addition, counselling services are offered free of charge through 4 communication operators, from 9 am to 4 pm daily, to residents of Khananlisu Baptist IDP centre, Maw Phaung Lawwaw IDP centre and St John Catholic IDP centre in Myitkyina, Kachin State.
Posters saying instances of domestic violence and gender-based violence can be reported by the victim or someone they trust to phone numbers 067-404222 and 067-404999 were also put up in each of the centres. —MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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