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Emergency Grant Aid to the displaced persons in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

March 28, 2017

1. On March 28, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 2 million US dollars to newly arrived displaced persons in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, who were affected by the destabilized situation in northern Rakhine State, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

2. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistances such as provision of shelter, non-food items, health services, water and sanitation, and protection through the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in order to support the newly arrived displaced persons, who have lived in severe humanitarian conditions.

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