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Sukhbaatar Province herders receive 85 million MNT in state support

By M.OYUNGEREL

Representatives from Save the Children NGO in Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives and administrators of the Ulaanbaatar Mayor’s Office, City Council, National Emergency Management Agency, and the Health Department on March 18 to provide Sukhbaatar Province herders with approximately 85 million MT in financial support.
Save the Children NGO, which conducts humanitarian and development projects and programs in over 120 countries, is supporting Mongolian herders facing dzud at the request of Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ts.Oyunbaatar.
Save the Children Mongolia is providing approximately 800 herder households in Bayandelger, Ongon, Tuvshinshiree, Sukhbaatar, Asgat, Dariganga, and Naran soums of Sukhbaatar Province with 125 tons of fodder and 400 herder households with less than 100 livestock will receive cash. The NGO is also allocating approximately 30 million MNT to cover the cost of fuel required for vaccination distribution and for emergency vehicle repairs in the province.
Save the Children Mongolia previously supported herders during dzud conditions occurring in 2000 and 2010.

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