About Us

We are a group of volunteers who come together to provide relief assistance to the victims of Cyclone Giri in Rakhine State, Myanmar, under the guidance of Mahamuni Buddhist Society Sayardaw U Thupiya.

Our group is made up of students and professionals from Myanmar in Singapore including the cyclone effected areas in Rakhine. We have direct contacts with relief groups in cyclone effected areas and are able to provide direct assistance to Cyclone Giri victims.

If you would like to make a donation to the victims of Cyclone Giri in Rakhine, Myanmar, you can directly transfer your fund to our
Cyclone GIRI Relief Fund Joint Account - POSB Saving 248-42328-5.

After transferring the donation, kindly drop a mail to -

myomyint.tun08@gmail.com, thant.zw@gmail.com, aungbomyint@gmail.com,

If you would like to know more about Cyclone Giri and about us, kindly follow the links below.

- Our Facebook Page
- Minutes of Meeting from Cyclone Giri Relief Efforts Coordination Meeting #1
- ရခုိင္႐ုိးမကုိေက်ာ္၍ ကမ္းေသာလက္မ်ား (၂)
- Increase in humanitarian assistance needed to respond to Cyclone Giri in Myanmar
- Because of Lack of Media Coverage, NGOs in Myanmar are Facing Difficulty in Fund Rising
- Cyclonic Storm GIRI Situation Report # 6, 05 November 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010

Myanmar: Cyclonic Storm GIRI Situation Report # 5, 02 November 2010

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· National and international humanitarian partners are providing emergency relief assistance to the population in the most affected areas of Myebon, Pauktaw, Kyaukpyu and Minbya Townships, while assessments continue in order to confirm the exact impact of the cyclone. Food, shelter, WASH and health remain the most urgent needs.

· Partners in the livelihoods sector report that approximately 50,000 acres of aquaculture ponds and a large number of fishing boats and gear were also destroyed by the cyclone in six of the affected townships.

· To date, WFP has distributed 640 MT of rice to 78,000 beneficiaries in the four most affected townships of Myebon, Pauktaw, Kyaukpyu and Minbya. An additional 600 MT of mixed commodities have been sent to the area from Yangon.

· The Government has shared information on a damage assessment in all affected areas. The total amount of damages estimated so far amounts to approximately US$ 18 million. Over 350 schools (about 300 in Sittwe District and over 50 in Kyaukpyu District) were damaged, to various degrees. The reported damage to schools amounts to 1,261 million Kyat (approximately US$ 1.2 m).

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