Myanmar: Relief provided to cyclone victims

from Government of Myanmar
Published on 03 May 2006
YANGON, 3 May -- Social organizations today provided cash and medicine for cyclone victims in the outskirts of Yangon.

At the cash donation ceremony held in Hlinethaya Township , officials of Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation, Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association (Central) and wellwishers presented cash amounted to K 1.9 million and medicines through responsible personnel.

Chairman of Hlinethaya Township Peace and Development Council U Khin Maung Thein explained damages to factories, buildings and houses owing to the fierce winds of the tropical cyclone which slammed into the Ayeyawady delta and the outskirts of Yangon over the weekend.

After the cere-mony, Vice-President of MWAF Daw Khin Thet Htay and party encouraged the victims temporarily accom-modated at No 6 Basic Education Primary School in Hlinethaya Township .