Korean Government to Provide 200,000 Dollars for Earthquake Victims in Myanmar

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  1. The Korean government has decided to provide emergency humanitarian aid worth 200,000 dollars to help the victims of the 6.8-magnitude earthquake in the eastern border areas of Myanmar on March 24.

○ The Myanmarese government announced that the earthquake had caused human casualty and property damage, killing 73 people, injuring 125, displacing about 3,100 and destroying around 700 houses, as of March 30.

  1. The humanitarian aid of the Korean government will be provided to the earthquake victims through the Myanmar Red Cross.

Spokesperson and Deputy Minister for Public Relations of MOFAT * unofficial translation