Cyclone Recovery and Relief Efforts

Cyclone Recovery and Relief Efforts

Due to the recent devastating storm in Myanmar (Burma) more than 100,000 people have died nationwide and the estimated death toll from this disaster continues to rise on a daily basis. Hundreds of thousands of families have been left homeless and are continuing their struggle to cope with this humanitarian crisis. Myanmar Charity Group is seeking your help to provide relief items such as food, water, medicine, and shelter to storm victims. We welcome all donations large and small and will post updates on our relief efforts. Just to simplify the relief that can be provided through donation...

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Reconstruction efforts of Gaygu Village

Reconstruction efforts of Gaygu Village

Gaygu, which was affected by the storm Nargis, is situated in the south west of Phyarpon and very close to Bogale township border. Through 25 feet canal, it takes 1.5 hours to reach there by small boat. Under the Gaygu village tracts, there are 4 villages and about 412 households. After the storm, some of the houses were repaired, rebuilt with the leftover thatch or borrowed from the neighbors, however,many would only be adequate for temporary use. Villagers whose houses were totally destroyed have had to stay with their relatives and neighbors.

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Monitoring trip to Laputta (to get clean water)

Monitoring trip to Laputta (to get clean water)

After being contacted by the local people with their immediate need of clean water, a monitoring trip was made to Laputta ,Thaung Du village under Myit Pauk village tract to provide financial assistance, as well as to determine what other assistance could be provided by other organizations working in that area. Before making the trip, calls were made to UNDP, UNICEF and Malteser to evaluate their arrangements for getting clean water in Laputta. A trip was carried out to see what the conditions are and what additional materials may be required.

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