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Several Indonesian NGOs to gather in Myanmar

Rabu 24 Oct 2012 20:27 WIB

Rep: Maman Sudiaman/Satya Festiani/ Red: Yeyen Rostiyani

Dozens Rohingya refugees are in shelter camp in Medan, North Sumatra, recently. Some NGOS's from Indonesia plan to visit and offer some humanitarian assistance to Rohingya people in Arakan state of Myanmar. (illustration)

Dozens Rohingya refugees are in shelter camp in Medan, North Sumatra, recently. Some NGOS's from Indonesia plan to visit and offer some humanitarian assistance to Rohingya people in Arakan state of Myanmar. (illustration)

Foto: Antara/Irsan Mulyadi

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID JAKARTA - Several Indonesian Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will gather in Myanmar at the end of October. Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT), National Zakat Board (Baznas), and Dompet Dhuafa (DD) are among others.

They are all scheduled to bring medical aids and build shelter for Rohingya. PMI team had been in Myanmar for a month. The team-consists of 18 people-will deliver ambulance. "I hope the dispatch of ambulance will run well," the Head of PMI for Rohingya, M Arifin, said.

Meanwhile, ACT team will do finishing touch of two blocks of refugee shelter.  "We will also provide 500 livestock in Eid al-Adha," the spokesman of ACT, Ferry Kuntoro, said.

Next week, Baznas team will join other NGOs in Myanmar. "We will depart at the end of October," an official from Baznas, Hermin, said on Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

 

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