- Statement by Ms. Yanghee LEE, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council
- IFRC Tropical Cyclone Mora - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) n° MDRMM009, 13 June 2017
- OCHA Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 1 | February – May 2017
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017: Myanmar
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- OCHA Myanmar
- UNHCR Operational Portal: Thailand-Myanmar Cross Border Portal
- UNFPA: Myanmar 2014 Population and Housing Census
- Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
- Advisory Commission on Rakhine State
- Department of Meteorology and Hydrology
- Food Security Cluster: Myanmar
- Human Rights Watch: Myanmar - Events of 2016
Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur, 13 June 2017 – Southeast Bangladesh is reeling from the effects of the monsoon season as days of severe rains have triggered landslides in the Chittagong Hills, reportedly killing more than 40 people and leaving dozens missing.
BANGLADESH - The United Nations remains concerned about the safety and welfare of victims of Severe Cyclone Storm Mora, two days after it damaged homes and facilities across the southern part of Bangladesh.
Total Assessments: 9
Verified Return Villages: 4
Refugee Villages of Origin: 3
Total Assessments: 161
Verified Return Villages: 55
Refugee Villages of Origin: 109
Total Assessments: 73
Verified Return Villages: 34
Refugee Villages of Origin: 53
Total Assessments: 132
Verified Return Villages: 30
Refugee Villages of Origin: 58
Total Assessments: 497
Verified Return Villages: 184
Refugee Villages of Origin: 300
Total Assessments 122
Verified Return Villages 61
Refugee Villages of Origin 77
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Total Verified Refugee Population* 100,388
* (Verification Exercise conductedfrom Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent data changes to-date)
Registered population 50,301
Unregistered population 50,087
By Nyein Nyein
Around 950 people who fled fighting in the villages of Tanai Township, Kachin State, continue to take temporary shelter at the churches and monasteries in Tanai town, as the authorities have reportedly barred the opening of camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Denied access to the national education system, Shamshidha is among refugee children attending informal schools in Malaysia where refugees have no legal status.
By: Elisabet Diaz Sanmartin in Kuala Lumpur
Eighteen-year-old Rohingya refugee Shamshidah did not set foot inside a classroom until she was well into her teens, and today she is still beating the odds against her getting an education.
By Gurvinder Singh, IFRC
3 Makeshift settlements
2 Refugee Camps
Partners: IOM, ACF, UNHCR, UNICEF, Save the Children
• A total 9,300 households with severe shelter damage, and lacking the capacity to self-repair, are targeted for the first phase (4,000 targeted for Kutupalong, 1,500 for Balukhali, 2,300 for Leda, 1,500 for Shamlapur) of response for emergency shelter and NFI distribution in three makeshift settlements and Shamlapur.
76 Unions with partner presence
74,000 UMNs New Arrivals since Oct 2016
100,000 UMNs in makeshift settlements
33,000 Registered refugees in two camps
During the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (Sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Nir Ahmed from Maungdaw said.
Suddenly, the prices of essential commodities have been skyrocketing in Maungdaw at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, Nir Ahmed added.
Voices of women in conflict in Myanmar
Posted by Niamh O'Byrne
Since the conflict reignited in 2011 in Kachin State, Myanmar, over 100,000 internally people remain living in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. To date, efforts at brokering peace have not resulted in a cessation of armed conflict.