SWRR ministry provides soap, masks to IDP camps

Officials from Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement offering boxes of face masks and soaps at the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Kachin State yesterday. Photo: MNA
Officials from Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement offering boxes of face masks and soaps at the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Kachin State yesterday. Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement is cooperating with relevant departments and organizations to prevent, contain and respond to the spread of COVID-19 in IDP camps. On 19 April, the ministry provided 498 bars of soap and 498 face masks for 249 households combined in 4 IDP camps situated in Waingmaw, Kachin State and 20 bars of soap and 40 face masks for 20 households in 2 IDP camps in Namkham Township, Shan State.
Similarly, the ministry provided 135 bars of soap and 270 face masks for 135 households in 2 IDP camps in Kutkai Township, Shan State. They also provided 228 bars of soap to people recently pardoned from prison sentences currently residing in facility quarantines in Sittway Township, Rakhine State.—MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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