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14 May 2008 description

Singapore's Ambassador to Myanmar Robert Chua today handed over to Myanmar authorities the first tranche of a S$100,000 humanitarian assistance package contributed by the Khoo Teck Puat Foundation. This will be followed by subsequent tranches over the next few days.

09 May 2008 description

The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Senior Officials meeting in Singapore today discussed the humanitarian disaster caused by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. We expressed our sympathy at the massive destruction and loss of lives, and we stand ready to help Myanmar in both its relief and reconstruction efforts. We noted that the situation in Myanmar remains very difficult, and the Myanmar authorities are doing their best to deal with it. However, there is a need for more assistance. We noted that many ARF member countries have offered substantial assistance to Myanmar, and are prepared to do more.

08 May 2008 description

Singapore's Ambassador to Myanmar Robert Chua today handed over to Colonel Myint Htun, Director-General of the Fire Services Department, Ministry of Social Welfare, the Singapore Government's first tranche of its US$200,000 humanitarian assistance package to Myanmar. Consisting of medical supplies, this first tranche will be followed by subsequent tranches over the next few days of drinking water, water purifying tablets, tents, groundsheets, blankets, sleeping bags and food supplies.

06 May 2008 description

In response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis which hit Myanmar on 3 May 2008, the Government of Singapore will be providing US$200,000 in humanitarian aid to Myanmar. The humanitarian assistance package includes medical supplies, drinking water, water purifying tablets, tents, groundsheets, blankets, sleeping bags and emergency food.

27 Dec 2004 description

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

The Singapore Government will be providing relief assistance to the countries stricken by the earthquake and tsunamis on 26 December 2004.

An SAF medical team with medical and relief supplies is on standby to fly to Indonesia within the next 48 hours. Singapore authorities are liaising with the Indonesian authorities on how best to deploy the team.

Singapore is also sending two personnel, one each from MINDEF and the SCDF, to the UN Disaster Assistance and Coordination (UNDAC) to help coordinate disaster relief and assess the damage in …