After the storm, traders selling basic food and other goods should not take advantage and raise prices when people are in trouble, AA warned.
"We would like to warn traders who trade in basic food and other products not to take advantage of these difficult times and raise prices excessively," he said.
General Tun Myat Naing of ULA/AA said this in a speech to the people of Arakan on the morning of May 16 regarding the emergency relief operations following the cyclone that struck on May 14.
In addition to this, ULA/AA Major General Tun Myat Naing added that Rakhine people living in and out of the country should also provide effective assistance during the current typhoon.
At present, taking advantage of the storm in the village, basic food, and other goods are being sold at high prices, and the local people are facing many difficulties.
In addition to that, Express Bus from Sittwe City running to Ponnagyun, Rathedaung, Kyaukdaw, Myauk-Oo, and Minbya, such as Myebon, Buthidaung, Maungdaw are charging higher prices than usual.
Due to the cyclone, more than 400 refugees from the Muslim relief camps in Sittwe have died and many are missing, according to a resident of the Thai Kay Pyin camp who is keeping a record of the deaths in the field.
Including Sittwe City, Ponnagyun, Rathedaung, Kyaukdaw, Myauk-Oo, Minbya, such as Myebon, Buthidaung, Maungdaw, many homes, offices, hospitals, clinics, religious buildings, and schools were damaged.
864 houses in the provinces and districts due to Cyclone MOCHA 11 religious' buildings,16 monasteries, 64 schools, hospitals, 14 clinics, and seven communication towers. The military council announced on May 15 that 71 streetlight poles and 38 departmental buildings were destroyed and three people were killed.
Reportedly, a house in Sagaing, Two houses and a monastery in Chin State, and two houses and 78 plantations were destroyed in Magway.
The Global Disaster Warning and Cooperation System (GDACS) reported that two hundred and ten thousand people in Chin State were affected by the storm. Seventeen thousand people in Magway and 440,000 people in Sagaing Region were warned that they could be affected by the dangerous storm.