Author: Ika Mudzar

Seeing success one year after distributing cash grants

Zaw Tint has overseen a Red Cross livelihoods programme to distribute cash grants to more than 3000 people in communities affected by flooding, cyclical violence and population movement, including in the villages of Kyauk Tan Chay, Min Hla and Myint Nar.

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A place to get help and medical treatment

Retired farm-labourer U Maung Pain, 78, lives in Kywe Tae Village a few miles outside Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state. Every Friday he attends the Red Cross mobile health clinic which comes to his village each week as part of a programme helping communities impacted by cyclical violence and population movement.

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About the IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity.