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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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2014 Strategic Response Plan Myanmar (December 2013)

SUMMARY

Since 2011, the Government of Myanmar has made rapid progress on its reform agenda, particularly in the area of democratization and peace building. Meanwhile, humanitarian needs have significantly increased in some areas over the last two years, with the most urgent stemming from inter-communal violence in Rakhine State. Although efforts are being made to find durable solutions and prevent long-term displacement, tensions in Rakhine State remain high and there remains a risk of further violence and displacement in 2014.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Rain dampens relief efforts as fighting continues in northern Burma

By MYO ZAW LINN 20 June 201

Relief efforts in Kachin and northern Shan states are falling short, according to a prominent NGO working in the war zone.

Refugees are in dire need of adequate shelter in particular, said the Action Times Foundation, as continuing battles are waged between the government and rebel groups.

Over 100,000 civilians have been displaced by two years of conflict, and many are now sheltering in makeshift camps across government or rebel-controlled territory, as well as in Yunnan State, China.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 - 8 July

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Bangladesh + 5 others
Asia: Tdh' projects [EN/FR]

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Terre des hommes

Introduction

(EN): In Asia, Terre des hommes (Tdh) uses both action and advocacy in order to protect children from all forms of abuse, trafficking and exploitation. Tdh develops community awareness and informs relevant stakeholders with the aim of better protecting children and respecting their fundamental rights. The Foundation also works towards improving access to basic services (sanitation, schools, etc.) .Finally, during humanitarian crises, Tdh provides emergency aid, as well as technical, material and human support to the local populations.

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Myanmar + 1 other
Burma – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3 (FY) 2014

Highlights

  • U.N. agencies and international non-government organizations (NGOs) resume relief operations in Rakhine State.

  • Fighting between Government of Burma (GoB) forces and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) generates new displacement in Kachin and northern Shan states.

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Myanmar: IDP Sites in Kachin and northern Shan States (1 June 2014)

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 June - 1 July

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Disaster-Stricken Communities Need Solidarity, Not Charity, Say Experts at Economic and Social Council Humanitarian Affairs Segment

Finding effective ways to distribute finite humanitarian resources was crucial as requirements for aid were far outstripping response capacity, experts at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment said.

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World + 44 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18-24 June

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World + 11 others
CCCM Case Studies vol.1

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CCCM Cluster

Introduction

Context

Camp coordination and camp man agement was defined as a new sector under the Humanitarian Reform process in 2005. Since the CCCM Cluster’s creation, it has been activated in a number of humanitarian crises. The cluster has invested signifcant efforts in emergency responses and has begun working closely with national authorities in disaster and conflict-prone countries to build their capacity to respond to the needs of the displaced. Presently the CCCM Cluster missions are active in 19 countries worldwide.

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Rain dampens relief efforts as fighting continues in northern Burma

By MYO ZAW LINN

Relief efforts in Kachin and northern Shan states are falling short, according to a prominent NGO working in the war zone.

Refugees are in dire need of adequate shelter in particular, said the Action Times Foundation, as continuing battles are waged between the government and rebel groups.

Over 100,000 civilians have been displaced by two years of conflict, and many are now sheltering in makeshift camps across government or rebel-controlled territory, as well as in Yunnan State, China.

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World + 37 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 4 - 11 June

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Humanitarian Bulletin Myanmar, Issue 5 | 1 – 31 May 2014 [EN/MY]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Improvements in access to healthcare for displaced people, but many vulnerable communities remain under-served

  • Humanitarian organizations in Rakhine take measures to strengthen their accountability to affected people

  • Hundreds of people displaced as tensions in Kachin and northern Shan continue

  • Displaced families are resettled in Myitkyina

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People targeted for humanitarian assistance in Rakhine State

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Don't forget us, says displaced farmer in Kachin state, Myanmar

A key challenge in the humanitarian response is in securing space and identifying where to build temporary shelters. There is limited land available due to the geography of the region and continuing concerns over safety.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 28 May – 03 June

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Kachin and Northern Shan Cluster Monthly Review April 2014

North Shan and South Kachin: a new small scale energency…

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Overview of the Apr. 2014 3W for South East of Myanmar (Bago (East), Kayah, Kayin, Mon, Shan (East), Shan (South) and Tanintharyi)

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating agencies on Who is doing What, Where in Myanmar. It is currently conducted every 6 months. 174 agencies participated in the April 2014 3W, providing information on their activities in 18 sectors and 133 subsectors which have been defined by technical/sector working groups. There is still likely to be under-reporting of the specific activities of field-based local NGOs and CBOs.

This overview of the 3W results in South East Myanmar covers activities reported in Bago East, Kayah, Kayin, Mon, Shan East, Shan South and Tanintharyi.