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Earthquake Damage in Myanmar: Dispatch of Assessment Team

August 25, 2016

1. On August 25, the Government of Japan will dispatch the Assessment Team consisting of two members including officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Myanmar following serious damage caused by the earthquake occurred on August 24.

2. The Assessment Team will investigate the needs of the affected areas and coordinate the possibility of further emergency humanitarian assistance based on discussions with the Government of Myanmar and International Organizations.

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