Mission Foundation Movement Relief team visited Tuirial Refugee Camp on 17th July, 2023 and distributed food items to the Myanmar Refugees at Tuirial Village. The camp is located 20 kms away from Aizawl with 78 refugees living here at the time of the visit. There are 25 children below the age of 18 and 2 perople above 70 years of age. There are also many refugees from Burma and Manipur who are living with relatives in the village. The Myanmar refugees live in bamboo huts with tin roof which was provided by the the Catholic Church from Aizawl. The small plot of land where the camp was made was donated by the Village Council. The Myanmar refugees have been at Tuirial for about a year according to the camp leader.
According to the leader, there are a lot of sick people in the camp because of the rainy season. The smallerchildren attends school at the Tuirial among the locals and most of them can already speak the local language. Adults have to come to Aizawl where they work as daily labourers as they cannot find work in the village. The refugees are all Christians belonging to different denominations and are registered with the local Churches. The host village has provided them with water and electricity since they arrived. MFM Director, R Vanlalzauva hold a short meeting with them at their community hall and gave a short report on MFM and Nations UK and where the donations came from. The camp leader expressed his gratitude to Nations UK and MFM on behalf of the refugeess.
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