National-Level Committee discusses resettlement of IDPs, camp closure

The second coordination meeting (2/2021) of the National-Level Committee on Resettlement and Closure of IDP Camps was held yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw. 
Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung, in his capacity as Chairperson of the National-Level Committee, discussed matters in connexion with work plans of the committees being undertaken in MraukU, Minbya and An townships, cooperation works with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and Rakhine State Administration Council in order to provide the necessary assistance to the internally displaced persons in Shan and Kayin states, resettlement of Kyauk Ta Lone IDP camp in Kyaukpyu Township, water and electricity supply, the upgrade of roads and land compensations. 
The Union Minister also instructed them to estimate the budgets to assist those who return to their native towns from IDP camps in a timely manner and effectively use cash contributions by foreign and local donors. 
He also highlighted measures to eliminate social conflicts among the displaced persons, socio-economic development programmes, and establishing a safe and independent community. 
Then, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Thet Thet Khine, Vice-Chair of the National-Level Committee, discussed the support for the displaced persons, community-and-training school-based vocational schools, social harmony, social cohesion, data collection status at DIP camps and other matters related to the closures of IDP camps.
The committee members also coordinated the discussion, and the heads of the Committee instructed the necessary things. — MNA