“MOCHA” Aftermath: Death toll hits 145 as of 18 May evening

19 May 2023
2023-05-19 16:35

The lists of losses and damages in regions and states by the very severe cyclonic storm “MOCHA” on the bay of Bengal on 14th May are being released in a timely manner.

It has been issued the information that 48 locals from wards and villages in Rakhine State were killed by the cyclone as of the statistics on 17th May afternoon.

More 6 locals from Sittway, Rathaedaung, Ponnakyun and Myaypon townships and 91 people from IDP camps, totaling 97 were dead more according to the statistics as of  18 May evening and that’s why the total death toll reached 145.

The rescue teams that have been formed in advance in the respective regions and states are undertaking rescue works and rehabilitation measures at the storm-hit areas together with volunteer organizations and social organizations, it is learnt.

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