Myanmar

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Friend Youth Center Shelters and Educates Boys Living on the Streets

By at April 11, 2017 | 11:22 am

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Friend Youth Center Shelters and Educates Boys Living on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco Friend Youth Center in Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar. The center was developed in 2013, and aims to help boys who are living on the streets access services and education. According to an article by UCANews.com, the center operates 24 hours a day with six paid staff and provides temporary shelter, more...

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MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care to More Than 2,000 People

By at March 24, 2017 | 8:49 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care to More Than 2,000 People

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently held a medical clinic for people living in Anisakan, a remote village in Myanmar. Korean members of the Members of Global Union medical team visited the village for the second time to provide medical care to the residents. The Salesian-run Domenic Savio Hall of Nazareth Seminary was transformed into a medical clinic and more...

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MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

By at January 27, 2017 | 12:49 pm

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian missionaries in the town of Namtu in the northeastern Shan State in Myanmar continue to provide shelter and assistance to 120 people, mostly women and children, displaced by recent clashes between the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim population, and Myanmar’s security forces. Frightened by the clashes, Salesian missionaries initially sheltered more...

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MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue Flood Relief and Assistance to Those Affected

By at September 17, 2015 | 3:44 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue Flood Relief and Assistance to Those Affected

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Myanmar continue to provide emergency relief and assistance to residents displaced by heavy monsoon rain and flooding this summer. Myanmar government officials have reported that the flooding has killed more than 100 people and affected more than 1 million. Close to 1.2 million acres of rice fields have also been destroyed more...

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MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries are Providing Emergency Relief to Flood Victims

By at August 11, 2015 | 9:13 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries are Providing Emergency Relief to Flood Victims

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing emergency relief and helping flood victims displaced by the heavy monsoon rain and flooding that has affected Myanmar this summer. A BBC report notes that nearly 1 million people have now been affected by the widespread flooding across the country since June. Myanmar government officials have reported that close more...

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