Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue: 18 April to 31 May 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

• The Government evacuated almost 120,000 people in Rakhine in advance of cyclone Mahasen.

• An estimated 140,000 people are still displaced from the inter-communal violence in June and October 2012. An estimated 69,000 of them are not in appropriate shelter and serious concerns remain for their health with the rainy season having started.

• The Government reports that more than 7,000 people remain displaced in Meikhtila as of 25 May.

• Over 85,000 people are estimated to have been displaced by conflict in Kachin and northern Shan States.

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