Provision of Temporary Shelter for IDPs

Provision of Temporary Shelter for IDPs

Safe and liveable shelter is also one of the main needs for internally displace persons (IDPs) in the camps in Rakhine state. Long barracks in IDPs camps were built since late 2012. Shelters are severely damaged and needed to reconstruct for safety and healthy living. IDPs are living under difficult condition and many vulnerable people including children, people with disabilities, pregnant women and lactating women have to sleep on the ground without proper flooring and walling. BBS is being responding to help those people in shelter need to improve their living with dignity in the camps.
As of Sittwe township is our main target area for shelter response in Rakhine state, we have been assisting for those IDPs who are living in severaly damaged temporary shelters and are in need of appropriate shelters for better living in IDP camps.
In partnership with and led by MEDAIR, the Switzerland based international humanitarian agency, we reconstructed 24 long barracks in Say Tha Ma Gyi IDP camp in Sittwe township. The project has been implemented by sound coordination of UNHCR, DRC (CCCM), MEDAIR, BBS and Say Tha Ma Gyi IDP camp management committee. The project benefits cover for 234 IDP families in the camp.
This project is our very first shelter construction project under humanitarian program and we are planning to work on more shelter reconstructions for the IDPs to reduce vulnerability of the IDPs during raining season of 2017.

Project Period: 2 Month
Project Year: 2017
No. of Reconstructed Shelter: 24
​No. of Benefitted Family: 234
​Location: Say Tha Ma Gyi IDP Camp, Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar

In Partnership with MEDAIR (Switzerland)


Address : No.229 (B), Main Road,

Rupa-North Ward,

Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar.

Phone : +95-9-458371100

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