Military aircraft/helicopters and naval vessels are being used to deliver aids, relief materials and supplies to locals in Sittwe township of Rakhine state affected by the Cyclone Mocha. From 12 to 18 July, 11.272 tonnes including basic foodstuffs and medical supplies were delivered by military aircraft.
On 12 July, a total weight of 441 tonnes including basic foodstuffs and general supplies, and mahogany trees, Senna siamea trees, yay-ta-mar trees and manjansha trees for replanting were transported to Sittwe.
Military aircraft/helicopters are being used to deliver aids, relief materials and supplies to locals affected by the Cyclone Mocha in a timely manner. From 15 May to 18 July, a total weight of 576 tonnes of relief materials and 3,569 people including military personnel and departmental staff who were to participate in rehabilitation activities, were conveyed by military aircraft. Concerned authorities received relief supplies transported by military aircrafts/helicopters and naval vessels, and they have been making arrangements to transport the supplies to storm-hit towns and villages, it is reported.
Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar (19-6-2023)
- Military aircrafts/helicopters and naval vessels transported aid and relief supplies to victims of cyclonic storm “Mocha” in Sittwe of Rakhine State.