Galvanized sheet metal, monetary aid donated to flood victims

Union Minister Dr.Win Myat Aye accepts donations for survivors of the flood, caused by the damaged Swa Chaung dam sluice gate, at his ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. photo:mna
Union Minister Dr.Win Myat Aye accepts donations for survivors of the flood, caused by the damaged Swa Chaung dam sluice gate, at his ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo:MNA

The Coordinating Body for Swiftly Rehabilitating Flood Stricken Regions, led by its Chairman Dr. Win Myat Aye, and officials donated galvanized sheet metal for roofing and monetary aid in Yedashe Township yesterday morning.
The breach from Swar Chaung dam has flooded 85 villages from 18 village-tracts, destroying 185 houses and damaging 322 more. Donations of Ks82,260,000 and 4,625 panels of galvanized sheet metal worth Ks17,575,000 have been offered to the aforementioned houses and ten monasteries in the area, as well as Ks1,500,000 for five people who died, Ks7,421,460 worth of rescue equipment, and Ks 68,840,100 for purchasing rice rations.
Next, the Bago Region Chief Minister donated Ks 500,000 and the Wai Lu Kyaw Foundation donated Ks 500,000 as well.
Today’s donations were made to the survivors of the flood after the sluice gate of Swa Chaung dam burst, and there will be more support in the future. —MNA

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