Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye comforts flood victims in Hinthada, Bago

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye inspects damages to road caused by flood of Ayeyawady River. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye inspects damages to road caused by flood of Ayeyawady River. Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement is providing relief aid to the flood victims with Myanmar.
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye with the director-general of the Disaster Management Department and officials met and comforted the flood victims at the temporary relief shelter in Phaungsate Village in Hinthada Township yesterday morning. They also visited the bank erosion site due to flood of the the Ayeyawady River.
The Union Minister comforted flood victims and discussed with local authorities about implementation of the resettlement.
The Union Minister and party presented K4,100,000 for purchasing construction materials for flood victims in Eait Pyat Village, K310,800 for food subsidy, instant noodles, soaps and masks for protecting COVID-19. Moreover, arrangements have been made to ship aid to flood victims due to broken embankment near Phaungsate Village, according to the ministry as soon as possible.
The Union Minister met the staff from Disaster Management Training School in Hinthada Township and discussed the curriculum review, capacity building for each teacher and coach, research on natural disaster management, and conducting ongoing workshops, seminars and courses via video conferencing. In the afternoon, the Union Minister and party went to Nyaunglebin, Peinzalot Town, Zeyawady Town and Ottwin Township in Bago Region and comforted the flood victims. They donated instant noodles, soaps, masks and relief assistance, K9,912,000 to cover one week of rice for 4,720 people and K3,100,000 for construction materials.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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