Indonesia provides more than 500,000 dollars in aid to people affected by typhoon Mocha
It was reported that on June 26th, Indonesia has provided more than 500,000 US dollars in humanitarian aid to the people affected by Cyclone MOCHA in Myanmar.
US$525,464 worth of supplies are tarpaulins, tents, carpentry tools, ready made foods, personal items, blankets, 45 supplies and equipment, including mattresses and generators, were also reportedly included.
"Indonesia also provided similar humanitarian assistance to the people of Myanmar who were affected by the floods in 2011," said Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
According to information, estimates and reports, about 1.23 million people have been affected by the natural disaster, 70 percent of Rakhine State has been affected by the cyclone, and 90 percent of buildings have suffered serious damage due to the storm.
More than a month after Cyclone Mocha, the Military Council has temporarily suspended the travel permits currently issued to humanitarian organizations by UNOCHA on June 22nd.
Of the 333 million US dollars requested for emergency funds to help the 1.6 million people affected by the Mokha storm, only 24.2 million dollars have been received, so there is an urgent need to continue adding funds.
Wars due to the Mocha storm, Sittwe, Pone Nar Kyun, Kyauk Taw, Myauk Oo, Min pyar, Pauk Taw, Myay Pone, Ya Thae Taung, Buu Thee Taung were damaged but among them, places like Sittwe, Pone Nar Kyun, Ya Thae Taung were the one with the most affected.