- IFRC Complex Emergency - DREF n° MDRMM008 Operation update n° 1
- Advisory Commission on Rakhine State: Interim Report and Recommendations (March 2017)
- Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (A/HRC/34/67) (Advance Unedited Version)
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017: Myanmar
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
The Principles on housing and property restitution for refugees and displaced persons articulated
herein are designed to assist all relevant actors, national and international, in addressing the
legal and technical issues surrounding housing, land and property restitution in situations where
displacement has led to persons being arbitrarily or unlawfully deprived of their former homes,
lands, properties or places of habitual residence.
– Principle 1.1 of the Pinheiro Principles
This Interview with Saw B---, describes events occurring in Lu Thaw Township, Hpapun District, in October 2016, and includes information about the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs), existing army camps, a dam project, and social services such as healthcare, education, and employment.
Saw B--- expressed his concerns about the Burma/Myanmar government’s plan to return IDPs despite the continuous army occupation in his hometown.
By Paul Vrieze
YANGOON, MYANMAR —
Myanmar’s government is meeting with an alliance of ethnic rebel groups this week to try to revive a peace process that has stalled after months of increased fighting in the country’s north.
The violence has evaporated early optimism about Aung San Suu Kyi’s ability to control the army and promote peace. The instability near China’s southern border has prompted it to become directly involved in the peace process.
Global harvests strong but hunger persists amid chronic conflict zones
Food security emergencies are likely to increase
2 March 2017, Rome - Global food supply conditions are robust, but access to food has been dramatically reduced in areas suffering civil conflicts, while drought conditions are worsening food security across swathes of East Africa, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.
La faim persiste dans les zones de conflits chroniques malgré de bonnes récoltes mondiales
Les urgences liées à la sécurité alimentaire sont appelées à augmenter
Ten years ago world leaders agreed to work together to stop the use of child soldiers - progress has been made but there are still child recruits in countries around the world. As many as 300,000 children are believed to be serving as soldiers in armed conflicts around the world - depriving them of a normal childhood and education.
These boys and girls, some as young as seven, serve in government forces and armed opposition groups. They fight on front lines, participate in suicide missions and act as spies, messengers or lookouts.
Many Rohingya say their young people are being pushed into crime because they cannot legally work or, in many cases, access aid
Methamphetamine use has risen sharply in Bangladesh
"Ya ba" pills smuggled from labs in lawless northeastern Myanmar
Bangladesh authorities say many drug mules are Rohingya refugees
Rohingya complain many cannot work or access aid in Bangladesh
Boom in ya ba use fuelling resentment against refugees
By Krishna N. Das
This Situation Update describes events occurring in Dwe Lo Township, Hpapun District during the period between August and September 2016, including education, military activity, and illegal logging.
There are two types of schools in Dwe Lo Township; the Burma/Myanmar government schools and the Karen National Union (KNU) schools.
The Border Guard Force (BGF) now patrols the Taw Tho Lo Tatmadaw Army Camp; however, four Tatmadaw soldiers also operate with the BGF.
Dhaka, 24 February 2017
A group of ethnic militias decided on Friday not to sign the Myanmar government’s nationwide peace pact on the last day of their three-day summit at the headquarters of the country’s strongest ethnic rebel force, but instead formed a committee to discuss a “new path to peace,” a military official from the conference said.
Aid including food, water and commodities donated from Malaysia were distributed yesterday morning throughout Kyeekanpyin, Wabeik, Maungnama, Sanpyapharwutchaung, Nganchaung and Laungdone villages by Rakhine State Minister for Security and Border Affairs Col Htein Linn, officials from Regional, District and Township Administrative Committees, and officials from UN and UNHCR Departments. Rakhine State Minister for Security and Border Affairs Col Htein Linn went on to explain, “The aid we received today was received by the nation and handed over to the Rakhine Region Government.
- 132.3 M required for 2017
- 4.9 M contributions received, representing 4% of requirements
- 127.4 M funding gap for South East Asia
All figures are displayed in USD
Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.
This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants
All people in Myanmar enjoy a dignified life, and are able to know and exercise the full range of their human rights in a safe, just and peaceful way, based on a true appreciation for diversity of all kinds, and respect for democratic rules and principles.
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DCA-NCA works in partnership with civil society organisations, includ ing faith-based networks and institutions, to strengthen their contribution to building a vibrant, safe and prosperous Myanmar, together with the public and private sectors.
On February 24, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 10 million US dollars to residents and displaced persons affected by the destabilized situation in northern Rakhine State, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.