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ELS2

ELS2: Antar Causeway Construction Increases Access to Water in Magway Region

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and ADRA Czech Republic funded ELS2 ‘Education and Livelihood Support II’ project, recently constructed a causeway near Antar Village in Magway Region through the cooperation of the local community. The causeway, 90 ft in length, 24ft wide and 2.4ft high, is estimated to hold a minimum capacity of 1,000,000 gallons of water.

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Emergency

Desludging Activities Improve Hygiene in IDP Camps in Kachin

Due to overpopulation in some of the IDP camps in Kachin State, WASH facilities, including toilets, are often insufficient to service the number of people. With toilets overflowing, the risk of disease remains high and the potential for water contamination. “We can solve this problem for IDPs. This natural fertilizer is beneficial for the whole country. It brings benefits. Thank you to ADRA for the support.”

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COVID-19

U Kawi Yah’s Story: Vulnerable Families Receive Food Rations and Hygiene Kits in Response to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, and to mitigate risks of a potential outbreak, the local government in Chin State conducted risk assessments and followed national guidelines by imposing strict travel restrictions. In doing so, this caused socio-economic consequences, as it has across the world, critically affecting vulnerable populations and steepening their descent into poverty.

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News

ADRA Myanmar Welcomes New Country Director

ADRA Myanmar officially welcomes new Country Director, Vitalie Zegera and his wife Ramona who will serve as HR Advisor. German nationals Vitalie and Ramona commenced work on 1 October 2020 and are currently awaiting their visas to enter Myanmar, COVID-19 permitting.

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Emergency

VESI: Labour Market and COVID-19 Impact Assessments Virtual Launch

Today, the LIFT (Livelihoods and Food Security Fund) funded VESI project, in partnership with AVSI and FRC (Finnish Refugee Council), virtually launched the ‘Labour Market & COVID-19 Impact Assessments to Inform Vocational Education and Decent Work Opportunities for Youth in Kachin and Northern Shan States’.

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Livelihoods

SURE: Establishing Coffee Nurseries in Keilung

A key activity in the MFAT and ADRA New Zealand funded SURE project has revolved around cultivating community nurseries in target villages such as Lungngo, Sempi, Balei and Vawti by providing technical support and materials to local farmers.

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Livelihoods

SURE: Thriving Nurseries

The SURE project has made efforts to develop nurseries in 6 villages. With lockdown and travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Myanmar, it has been impossible to visit the nurseries and monitor their progress.

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