Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) was established with the objectives to provide relief for victims of natural disasters to ease their sufferings and take precautionary steps as to minimize loss of lives and property of the victims of natural disasters. It is part of the Myanmar Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement.
This ministry was established in 1952. It was reconstituted under the name of the Ministry of Relief, Resettlement and National Unity in 1957. Then, it was a department under the Ministry of Social Welfare. The Ministry of Social Welfare was reconstituted again under the name Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in 1992. Its major tasks are as follows:
Bidding for the construction of two ground receiver stations will be opened soon by Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, quoted Mail & Guardian.
Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, currently seeking a site in Egypt, is a joint project by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.