UN convoy arrives in Mindat to provide assistance for refugees

Basic goods for refugees in Mindat Township which the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) brought has arrived in Mindat Township on July 19.

Starting from tomorrow, the UNHCR will continue to provide basic requirements including personal protective equipment for COVID-19 protection, Non-food items such as tarpaulins, mosquito nets, mats, blankets, kitchen utensils and solar lanterns. According to the United Nation’s statement, up to 5,000 people (1,000 households) will benefit.

Mr Stephen Anderson, Resident Representative of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP); said: “WFP is doing its utmost to arrange delivery of life-saving food assistance as soon as possible for recently people in Mindat and other locations. Meanwhile, WFP is supporting UNHCR with transportation of some of its in-kind assistance for Mindat IDPs.”

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