Due to the heavy rainfall, some residential houses are flooded in the low-lying areas of Bilin and Kyaikto townships of Mon state, and Hlaingbwe township of Kayin state.
Commander of South-eastern Command and officials reached temporary relief camps opened for flood victims in Bilin township of Mon state and Hlaingbwe township of Kayin state, and encouraged and provided foodstuff, lunch boxes and cash assistance to flood victims. The temporary relief camps for flood victims from Bilin township of Mon state are opened at Dharma Vihara monastery, township stadium, Aung Zeya hall, Nyein Chan Yeitmyon monastery, Aung Thiddhi monastery, Shwe-bon-thar monastery, Myauk-kaung-gyi monastery, Saggawar monastery, Koenawin monastery, Nga-pyaw-taw monastery, Pinnataw monastery, Pholagyi monastery (Myo-thit). The relief camps for flood victims from Hlaingbwe township of Kayin state were opened at Aung San hall, Kamok Kachu Cyclone Shelter, Myoma Jarmay mosque, Pyaigkyon village and Dawlang.
Similarly, the Mya-da-saung temporary relief camp and the low-lying area of Sincha ward were flooded due to the rise of stream water. Therefore, military personnel from local units under the command of Western Command, Police Force members, firefighters and social organizations evacuated flood victims along with their personal belongings to the safe place of Mya-da-saung Buddhist Monastery. They also provided necessary assistance and healthcare services to the flood victims, it is reported.
Source: Myawady Daily Newspaper (8-8-2023)
- Temporary relief camps have been opened for the flood victims, and the officials encouraged the victims and provided them with foodstuff and cash assistance.
- Military personnel from local units under the command of Western Command, Police Force members, firefighters and social organizations evacuated flood victims to relief camps and they also provided them necessary assistance and healthcare services.