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We've just released our latest newsletter with photographs and news of our work in responding to the floods in Chin and Rakhine States.

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28th September 2015

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Delivered: Clean delivery kits for pregnant women

We are delighted to report back on the successful delivery of the Clean Delivery Kits to villagers in Chin State. These kits were kindly donated by the UNFPA on 1st September.

Despite huge logistical challenges, the kits have now been safely delivered into the hands of local women, traditional birth attendants and nurses, through a number of free clinics and visits to rural villages in Chin State by Dr Sasa and the team.

We are continuing to support the flood relief efforts in Chin and Rakhine States through a needs assessment, lobbying for the rebuilding of key infrastructure and ongoing food and medical supplies.

If you would like to support our work, please consider donating by clicking here.

17th September 2015

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Key Meetings and Free Health Clinics

The relief efforts continue with the team distributing further food packages and running free health clinics in Chin State. 

Over the last week, Dr Sasa was able to meet with the Honourable Chief Minister of Mizoram, Mr Lal Thanhawla as well as the Honourable Chief Minister of Chin State, Mr. Hungai.

We are really grateful to both Chief Ministers who lent their support to the work of Health and Hope. With their generous support, the Health and Hope team have been able travel across the border and run free health clinics in Hakha and in some of the surrounding villages.

Over the next week, Dr Sasa and team will be travelling back through Chin State running mobile health clinics and distributing clean delivery kits provided by the UNFPA into remote village areas.

14th September 2015

Dr Sasa and the Honourable Chief Minister of Mizoram, Mr Lal Thanhawla Medicines purchased Packaging medicines

Food aid transported to villagers in need in Chin State

The Health and Hope teams have been working incredibly hard to transport over 25,000kg of food aid in very challenging road and weather conditions into Chin State. 

Many volunteers have helped with the distribution of food aid which must be kept dry from continuing rains and moved between storage locations until it can be distributed to villagers in need.

We are really proud and thankful of the hard work of our team and volunteers who have supported these efforts and who have assisted particularly with the transport and carrying of heavy rice bags long distances to reach those in need.

We are continuing to undertake damage assessment work across Rakhine and Chin state and have already distributed evaluation forms to over 300 villages in Rakhine State alone.  This data will be compiled in mid-late September to provide a comprehensive needs asessment for the region.

Click here to donate towards our Flood Relief Appeal Fund

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Team members and volunteers helping with the distribution of food aid to Chin State

1st September 2015

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UNFPA provides 400 Clean Delivery Kits to Health and Hope

There are an estimated 8,000 pregnant women affected by the flooding in areas where Health and Hope work.

We are grateful to the UNFPA local office in Yangon who have today provided Health and Hope with 400 clean delivery kits for pregnant women in Chin and Rakhine States.

We'll be transporting this to the region shortly. 

You can continue to support the Health and Hope Flood Relief appeal by donating through the Health and Hope website: 

Click here to donate towards our Flood Relief Appeal Fund

1st September 2015

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