The United States will provide additional 17 million dollars for Myanmar's storm-affected areas.
The US Embassy in Myanmar announced today that nearly 17 million dollars will be added as humanitarian aid to help Myanmar respond to the damage caused by Cyclone Mocha.
It has been stated that the aid will be given to partner organizations operating in the storm-affected areas through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
This humanitarian aid includes emergency shelter, access to clean water; The American Embassy statement stated that it was to be able to provide environmental sanitation and relief materials.
It is stated that it is very important for aid organizations to be able to easily reach and provide aid to the communities that need the most support.
The United States has announced that it will provide two hundred thousand US dollars in initial aid to Myanmar's storm-affected areas just days after Typhoon Mocha hit.
Millions of people were affected by Cyclone Mocha, which mainly hit Rakhine State, and Myanmar and Bangladesh were unable to provide food and supplies to the people affected by the storm. The United Nations has said that 375 million US dollars may be needed to provide medicine and relief supplies.
According to the statements of the military council, ASEAN countries have received disaster relief materials worth more than half a million US dollars.
The United Kingdom has announced that it will donate two and a half million US dollars to the people affected by Cyclone Mocha to provide clean water and rain shelter to those who need it most, as well as to help reduce the risk of subsequent diseases.
Despite these announcements, officials of international aid organizations say they are still waiting for permission from the military council to go to the storm-affected areas.