RAKHINE.After restrained could not go Rakhine, the worst conflicts area in Myanmar, finally RZ Volunteer (11/29) can go in and distribute aid to Rohingya Muslims there.
Rakhine is one state that is located on the west coast of Myanmar. Since the series of attacks carried out by government in Myanmar on Saturday (11/12), there have been 150 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine who died and 33,000 people were displaced, even 200 of them were trying to flee to Bangladesh but rejected by the border guard.
Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine desperately needed help, but strict safeguards made humanitarian aid could not enter freely there. “For this first phase, we distributed relief packages of logistics such as rice, beans and salt to 100 families. The Rohingya people are very grateful, because they lack of food, “said Noor Yahya Muhammad, RZ’s Chief Program Officer.
RZ ‘s Volunteers plans will remain in Myanmar up to 7 days in advance to distribute 2nd phase aid while monitoring the latest developments there. “In the near future, RZ will send additional volunteers to Myanmar,” Noor Yahya said.