For people living in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, these are uncertain, challenging times. Many families have faced cyclical violence, population movement or flooding over the past three years. To help them through the worst of these situations, villagers a …
Shwe Ein San, 36, is a Livelihoods Field Officer for the Myanmar Red Cross Society, based in the town of Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state.
As part of a Red Cross programme providing cash grants to support people’s livelihoods in communities impacted by flooding, cyclical violence and population movement, Maung Maung was selected to sit on the village’s grant management committee, helping identify those most in need of support.
Khin Maung Hla, 36, is custodian of a village health centre which every week hosts a Red Cross mobile health clinic.
Khaing Yu Swe, 45, lives in the small village of Myint Nar with her family, a few miles up-river from the town of Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state.
Daw Toe Ma Sein, 56, is a weaver in the small village of Kyauk Tan Chay, a few miles north of the town of Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state.
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