Ks 70m, USD 34000 donated for flood victims

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“The government is cooperating with social organizations and the public in its natural disaster protection, relief and rehabilitation programs,” said a union level official yesterday at a ceremony in Yangon where donations were made for flood victims.
Speaking there as the Vice Chair of National Natural Disaster Management Committee Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye thanked the public and the social organizations for their collective contributions, promising all-out efforts for the cent percent arrival of people-to-people aids right into the hands of flood victims.
“As for the immediate resettlement of the flood victims, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee has already formed the coordination committees under it for soonest rehabilitation of the disaster-hit areas, said the union minister.
The union minister was accompanied by Deputy Minister U Soe Aung.
At the ceremony held at the Social Welfare Department of Yangon Region, the union minister and officials accepted the donations including Ks 50 million by Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, USD 20000 by AEON 1% Club Foundation, USD 10000 by AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited, USD 2000 by AEON Orange company Limited, USD 2000 by AEON Microfinance Myanmar Company Limited, Ks 15 million by the executive committee members, grandpas and grandmas, staff and donors of the Hninzigon Home for the Aged and K 5 million by U Than Htay Maung and Daw Aye Thwe and family in memory of their late fathers U Hla Saw and U Zaw Thaw Po. Certificates of honour were presented to the well-wishers.
At the region Social Welfare Department, the union minister and party met with members of the committee responsible for the ICT training centre opened for the disabled at the department. He discussed the accomplishments within the first-year period of the project, the establishment of the public private partnership and the formation of a foundation.—Myanmar News Agency

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