Sagaing Region to get seven school-cum shelters

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Vice Chairman of the National Natural Disaster Management Committee and Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye accepts the documents to Sagaing Region Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing. Photo: MNA

National Natural Disaster Management Committee announced yesterday that it will construct seven school-cum shelters in Sagaing Region as the region experiences floods every year.
The announcement came at the ceremony to hand over the documents for construction of the buildings at the cost of K1.186 billion to the Sagaing Region Government yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.
Dr. Win Myat Aye, Vice Chairman of the National Natural Disaster Management Committee and Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, handed over the documents to Sagaing Region Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing.
The regional government will build three shelters in Kalay Township, one in Homalin Township, one in Phaungpyin Township, one in Khamti Township and one in Mawleik Township.
Sagaing Region Government is also planning to raise the bank of the Chindwin River in the region by 15,000 feet to prevent floods.
The move is aimed at responding quickly to disasters including floods.

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