Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye visits flood-hit Bago

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye hands over cash assistance for flood victims in Bago Region. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye hands over cash assistance for flood victims in Bago Region. Photo: MNA

Flood hit Bago due to swollen Bago River recently, affecting over 13,800 people.
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye visited the flood shelters opened at monasteries yesterday and provided aid to the flood victims.
Firstly, the Union Minister visited the Kyakhat Tawya Monastery where flood victims are sheltering and provided cash assistance, aid and school uniforms to the people.
Afterwards, the Union Minister and party went to the centre of the Bago Region Flood Management Committee and held a meeting with members of the Bago Region Cabinet and Hluttaw representatives over flood management.
Bago Region Disaster Management Committee is collecting data about the flood hit people to be able to provide aid to them in time.
The water in Bago River has exceeded its danger mark of 880 cm since 12 April and the overflow water from the river inundated the low-lying areas of the town. — Hein Htet (Bago)

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