Humanitarian Bulletin Myanmar, Issue 6 | 1 – 30 June

HIGHLIGHTS

Two years after inter-communal violence in Rakhine and the outbreak of conflict in Kachin, serious humanitarian needs remain.

Growing nutrition concerns for vulnerable children in Rakhine.

Major gaps in health coverage in Rakhine and risk of water borne diseases as rainy season starts.

Livelihood support programmes for vulnerable communities in Rakhine.

NGOs start innovative water and sanitation project in Sittwe IDP camps.

Key FIGURES

People targeted for humanitarian assistance in Rakhine State

IDPs* 137,000

Food insecure people 70,000

People in host communities and isolated villages 100,000

People targeted for humanitarian assistance in Kachin/northern Shan

IDPs* 99,000

People in host communities 20,000

FUNDING

192 million requested (US$) 44% funded Source: UNHCR, OCHA, CCCM * UNHCR (CCCM) figures on 31 May.

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