Disaster management officials visit Cyclone Mora affected areas

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June 19, 2017

National Natural Disaster Management Committee has visited Cyclone Mora-affected areas in Rakhine State, reviewing aid supply, reconstruction of buildings and disaster awareness. Representatives of five work committees under the National Natural Disaster Management Committee together with representatives of Rakhine state government launched the trip on 16 June and .inspected Sittway, Shwepya ward, Satyokya Middle School, Kyaytaw B ward and Satyonesu 1 IDP camp to look into the situation. On 17 June they went to Buthidaung and viewed the damaged roofs of village homes in Inbauk village, damage to post primary school in Letwedat village and repairs required on village pond and then discussed in Maungtaw Township general administration department office about losses and damages in the region caused by Cyclone Mora.

Yesterday morning committee members visit Maung Ni village in Kanyindan village tract, Aungthaya, Aungmingala and Maunghnama villages in Kyikanpyin village tract to inspect damaged buildings.

The delegation includes representatives of national natural disaster management work committee, news and information work committee, work committee to rehabilitate livelihood, work committee to assess immediate requirement, assessing and confirming damage and identifying requirement, and reformation and reconstruction work committee. Due to timely early warnings and evacuations made before the 30 May Cyclone Mora, there were some material damages but no loss of live in Rakhine State, Ayeyawady Region and Chin State.