Persons with disabilities receive cash assistance in Maungtaw


Under the COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan (CERP), the Social Welfare Department under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement provided the cash assistance to 484 persons with disabilities in Maungtaw township in Rakhine State. The cash assistance presentation ceremony was held in the Township General Administration Department meeting hall at 11 am on 28 September.
At the ceremony, U Phyu Hla, deputy township administrator, Dr Khin Hla Nwe, Head of Maungtaw Social Welfare Department and the officials handed over the cash assistance for 448 persons with disabilities. Then, the village administrators gave cash assistance to the recipients in their villages. Each person received K30,000. The department provided K14,640,000 for 97 persons with disabilities from the wards and 392 persons with disabilities from the villages. —Thet Lwin Soe (District-IPRD) (Translated by Hay Mar)

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