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Disaster Management: Team To Be Formed For Rehabilitation Planning

9 August 2018

National Natural Disaster Management Committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio on Wednesday addressed the Committee’s work coordination meeting at the Presidential Palace. The Vice President called for coordination to form a Coordination Team for Rehabilitation Planning for flood affected areas following the floods in June and July this year.

He also stressed assistance provided and plans as well as arrangements for natural disaster management. The Committee Vice Chairman Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye reported on number of flood affected people, farmlands inundated, infrastructures destroyed, assistance from the Committee and Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement as well as forming a Coordination Team for Rehabilitation Planning for flood affected areas.

The Committee Secretary also reported on flood losses. Also, the Committee members reported on a series of matters including works on roads and bridges rebuilding, budget, flood damage survey and assessment, assistance and aid from abroad. The Committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio discussed the facts and reports presented.