UNHCR provides assistance to fire victims of Mahamuni IDP camp

Narinjara News, 14 May 2022

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has provided assistance to the fire victims in  Mahamuni IDP camp under Kyauktaw township of Rakhine State.

Affected families received emergency relief items like sleeping mats, blankets, kitchen sets, sanitary kits, solar lantern, tarpaulins, etc.

According to the UNHCR report, immediately after the fire outbreak, the organization has been working with its partners to coordinate the emergency response to the affected families.

However, the UNHCR did not disclose the amount and value of relief items.

Mentionable is that the fire broke out at Mahamuni refugee camp on 9 May that destroyed 262 shelters leaving more than 1,000 people homeless.