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Emergency Grant Aid for the displaced persons returning to Myanmar

January 12, 2018

1. On January 12, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 330 million Japanese Yen (3 million USD) to the Government of Myanmar for assistance of the displaced persons returning to Myanmar from Bangladesh, in accordance with the agreement signed on November 23, 2017 by Myanmar and Bangladesh governments on their repatriation.

2. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance for rebuilding the living condition, including provision of electricity generators, water purifiers, fuel and plastic containers, in the sites for resettlement of the returned displaced persons in the Northern part of Rakhine state in Myanmar.

3. This assistance is to contribute to return and resettlement of the displaced persons assumed to reach up to the thousands or tens of thousands.

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