Displacement in Rakhine State, Situation Report No. 12

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 06 Nov 2012

This report is produced by OCHA on behalf of the Humanitarian Coordinator with information provided by humanitarian partner. It covers the period from 3 to 6 November.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• The Government reports that the total estimated number of IDPs in Rakhine reached over 110,000 people, including some 36,400 people displaced in October.

• As of 4 November, inter-agency rapid needs assessment was conducted in most IDP locations in Minbya, Mrauk-U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Kyauktaw and Rathedaung townships. At the same time, emergency relief supplies were distributed, including food and plastic sheets to some 27,200 people.

• Preliminarily findings of the assessments indicate that urgent needs are food, health, shelter, water sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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