Ni Din IDP camp in Kyauktaw closed

Ni Din IDP Camp in Kyauktaw Township has been closed as all displaced people have been relocated to new houses near Ni Din Village.

Over 580 displaced people from 85 households were moved to new houses, according to the Rakhine State Government.

After closing four camps suggested in the interim report of the Advisory Board to the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State, there are 18 IDP camps left in Rakhine State.

Taung Paw Camp in Myebon is underway to be closed and 100 families from the camp have been moved to new houses.

Budget has been allocated for construction of further 100 new houses, according to the Rakhine State government.

Negotiations are underway to close Thet Kal Pyin Camp, Gaung Dottha-1 and -2 camps in Sittway and Kyauk Ta Lone Camp in Kyaukpyu.
National IDP Camp Closure Strategy is being formulated together with UN and partners following the workshop on closures of IDP camps held in Nay Pyi Taw on 2 June 2018.

Myanmar News Agency