Wednesday, November 30, 2016

World Food Programme to help villagers in Koetankauk & Cheinkhali

November 29, 2016
The UN’s World Food Programme will support 424 families in the village tracts of Koetankauk and Cheinkhali in Yathetaung township, Rakhine State, according to the State Counsellor Office’s Information Committee.
It is learnt that 1,757 people from 321 families in Koetankauk and 1,497 people from 193 families in Cheinkhali -- a total of 3,254 people from 424 families -- will receive provisions from the WFP, which are currently being kept in a warehouse in Shwepha village in Maungtaw Township. Following the 9 October 9 violent armed attacks and the attacks that followed, the WFP, the UNHCR & the UNOCHA provided humanitarian aid starting on 8 November, as did the Union Government, Rakhine State Cabinet and well-wishers.

Ref;The Global New Light of Myanmar

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