Tag: Face masks

Denmark donated reusable masks to Internally Displaced Persons camps in Rakhine state

Since the first local transmission of COVID-19 started a few weeks ago in Rakhine State, the number of infections has been rapidly increasing. Vulnerable groups such as internally displaced persons are at a high risk of being infected and suffering loss of livelihoods. On 25th August, Denmark has donated 20,000 adult-size cloth face masks and…

Denmark supports communities producing masks and soap before schools reopen

The embassy of Denmark announced on 12 August 2020, its support for vulnerable communities producing Covid-19 protections before the schools reopen. The statement said: “Denmark has supported the Centre for Diversity and Harmony in helping the vulnerable communities in Rakhine to produce soap, hand sanitizers and masks to protect themselves from Covid-19. With the gradual…

Denmark donates 50,000 reusable masks to Deputy Mayor of Yangon City

On 24th July, The Danish Ambassador, H.E. John Nielsen handed over 50,000 reusable masks worth of 30 million Kyats to the Deputy Mayor of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) for further distribution to street vendors and daily workers at wet markets and for its municipal workers who are working on the ground. Mr Nielsen said,…

Denmark donates 50,000 masks to Hlaing Tharyar community in Myanmar

Denmark has donated 50,000 medical grade masks for the vulnerable community in Hlaing Tharyar Township, which is one of the most populated townships in Yangon Region with a large number of internal migrant workers. The masks will be distributed through the township’s Covid-19 Prevention and Control Committee to the street vendors and daily wage earners…