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Aid shortage hits Kachin refugees

Hundreds of displaced villagers who fled their homes in Mansi amidst escalating violence in Kachin State late last week are now facing an extreme shortage of provisions and adequate accommodation, according to local relief workers.

Ja Nu of the Metta Development Foundation said some 900 internally displaced persons (IDP) from Mansi are housed in cramped conditions at a school in Namhkam, northern Shan State. The refugees have been provided temporary shelter, but remain uncertain as to their next move.

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CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

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3,000 displaced by recent Kachin fighting

A coalition of aid and relief groups working in Kachin State issued a statement on Monday warning that more than 3,000 civilians have been displaced by fighting in the southeast part of the state, which remains ongoing.

Clashes between Burmese military forces and troops from the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) began last Thursday, 10 April, near the government-controlled town of Man Win Gyi, in an area of Mansi township that is wedged between China and northern Shan State.

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Overview of the April 2014 3W, Rakhine – Village level / Non-IDP Response

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. This exercise is currently conducted every 6 months, gathering information on agencies’ activities at village/township level (MIMU Village level 3W) as well as in IDP camps (MIMU Camp 3W).

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

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Myanmar: IDP Sites in Kachin and northern Shan States (31 Jan 2014)

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Signings of Exchange of Notes on Grant Aid for Myanmar

On March 24 (same day local time), on the occasion of a visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar by Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Fumio Kishida, signings of Exchange of Notes on the following six Grant Aid projects took place in Naypyidaw, the capital city of Myanmar, in the presence of Minister Kishida and H.E. Mr.Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar. The total amount to be granted to the projects is up to 7.775 billion yen. (Overview(PDF)PDF

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Act immediately to protect displaced people’s rights

The international community should engage in consistent and coherent advocacy toward solving the key issues in Rakhine and Kachin States, says Refugees International in a new report.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 - 18 March

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Cross-line aid mission reaches isolated communities in Kachin

It is early morning in the town of Myitkyina, in far north Myanmar’s Kachin State. The first light of dawn is breaking as final preparations for the cross-line mission into the non-government areas (NGA) of Kachin, are being made.

Eleven trucks loaded with pulses, cooking oil, salt, nutrition supplements and cooking stoves sit idling as aid workers from five UN agencies and two NGOs prepare for the 100 kilometre journey to the town of Laiza, near the border with China.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 04 – 11 March

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 February – 04 March

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18 - 25 February

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Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 1 | 1 – 31 January 2014

Some families live in two-year-old makeshift shelters, which are in dire need of renovation, while 290 newly displaced families stay in emergency tents in freezing temperatures.

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