Three rescue camps for local people opened in Maungtaw
Medical staff arrive in Maungtaw, start providing medical treatments
9 June 2012Situations in Maungtaw of Rakhine State have returned to normality since this morning as riots that broke out yesterday were systematically contained.
Three rescue camps which were opened in the philanthropic school, Aung Myay Bodhi Monastery and Baho Monastery in Maungtaw for helping local people who saw their homes burnt down in the riots.
Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement provided 3.3 tons of assistances and Office of Commander-in- Chief (Army), over 2 tons of 50 bales of clothes. More aids will be sent to the camps.
A team of 32 medics from the Office of C-in-C (Army) and one medical team including 10 members of Ministry of Health arrived at Maungtaw today and started to provide medical treatment to the injured.
Lt-Gen Hla Min from the Office of Cin- C (Army), Rakhine State Chief Minister U Hla Maung Tin, Commander of Western
Command Brig-Gen Ko Ko Naing, Deputy SWRR Minister U Phone Swe were in Maungtaw to keep favourable conditions for the stability and the rule of law and to coordinate assistances to the local people.