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More than 18,000 kyats provided for IDP camps and refugee camps in Rakhine State

According to a statement from the Ministry of Relief and Welfare, more than 18,000 kyats have been provided for IDP camps and refugee camps in Rakhine State under the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Program and Disease Prevention Program.

In this assistance, 1,604,120,000 kyats (over 16,000 kyats) was provided to buy food for 40,103 households (over 40,000) in IDP camps and refugee camps.

In addition, the camps also provided a total of 266,400,000 Kyats (over 2,600,000 Kyats) for the construction of 30 temporary longhouses to isolate infected and suspected patients.

According to the plan of the Ministry of Relief and Welfare, these funds will be distributed to Rakhine State. Disaster Management Department; The State Director addressed the Rakhine State Chief Minister on 22 August. It was provided in the morning.