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Obstetric Care: Sanitation Bibeau and Aid Appeal

obstetric care: The funds will address key needs, including shelter, protection, health, water and sanitation, according to CTV. Bibeau says the money will go to Doctors Without Borders, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the Red Cross and the International Organization for Migration. She says the money is a response to an aid appeal from the United Nations and the International Red Cross. She says part of the funding will help with hospital care and other health-care services, particularly focusing on sexual and reproductive health and sexual and gender-based violence and psychosocial support for survivors as well as obstetric care. Canada is also making its emergency stockpile, including shelter and emergency relief supplies, available to help Rohingya Muslim refugees who say they have been driven from their homes in Myanmar. ( As reported in the news.