NGO & Humanitarian: Health and Resilience in Myanmar - Aust Red Cross: Myanmar-ARC-website23

Red Cross Volunteers from Okshitpin Red Cross branch participate in a demonstration disaster response after a pretend fire. Fire and river bank collapse are most common natural disasters affecting communities living in the area of central Myanmar known as the Dry Zone. The dry zone is one of the most food insecure areas in the country, Irregular and scarce rainfall leads to water shortages and constitute a regular threat to rural livelihoods. Australian Red Cross has been working with Myanmar Red Cross to carry out a Community Based Health & Resilience project in the area. CBHR seeks to educate and ensure sustainable changes to water and sanitation practices in the villages where they are working.

Red Cross Volunteers from Okshitpin Red Cross branch participate in a demonstration disaster response after a pretend fire. Fire and river bank collapse are most common natural disasters affecting communities living in the area of central Myanmar known as the Dry Zone. The dry zone is one of the most food insecure areas in the country, Irregular and scarce rainfall leads to water shortages and constitute a regular threat to rural livelihoods. Australian Red Cross has been working with Myanmar Red Cross to carry out a Community Based Health & Resilience project in the area. CBHR seeks to educate and ensure sustainable changes to water and sanitation practices in the villages where they are working.