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August 6, 2018

Emergency Assistance to Myanmar in Response to the Flood Disaster

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to a request from the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar relating to the serious flood.
1. Disaster situation
The flood disaster, which happened around the end of July, has caused serious human and property damage. According to the government of Myanmar, the damage situation as of 3rd August was as follows:
Deaths 12
Affected 166,000 (approximately)
Damaged houses 37,000 (approximately)

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA warehouse in Singapore)
Tents
Water Storage Tanks

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Singapore to
Yangon on the next available flight.

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