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13 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is distributing biweekly rations of 25 kg of rice to newly arrived families. To date, almost 60,000 people (11,815 households) have received rice.

  • WFP continues to provide high-energy biscuits to people as they cross the border.

  • WFP needs at least USD 14.8 million to scale up assistance to those seeking shelter in the camps for the next four months.

In Numbers

  • 370,000 people have arrived in Bangladesh

11 Sep 2017 description
report Mizzima News

On Saturday, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ms. Ulla Tørnæs, approved a grant of DKK 20 million (approximately USD 3.2 million) to support government led efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to all people in need in Rakhine State, in particular northern Rakhine, through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

In coordination with the government, the Red Cross Movement will carry out the humanitarian mission in accordance with the fundamental principles of the Movement, including independence and impartiality, according to an Embassy statement.

21 Oct 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.

31 Jul 2016 description

Verified Population - July 2016
11,195*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 54% 5-17 years: 32% Below 5 years: 14%

Ethnicity
Karen 86% Burman 10% Other 4%

Religion
Christian 49% Buddhist 43% Muslim 8%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent data changes to-date

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
11,260*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 54% 5-17 years: 32% Below 5 years: 14%

Ethnicity
Karen 86% Burman 10% Other 4%

Religion
Christian 49% Buddhist 43% Muslim 8%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent data changes to-date

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
11,310*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 55% 5-17 years: 32% Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity
Karen 86% Burman 10% Other 4%

Religion
Christian 49% Buddhist 43% Muslim 8%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent data changes to-date

24 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

PRESS RELEASE

Yangon, 24 March 2016 – A new contribution of US$ 1.2 million by the Government of Denmark has been made available to support the 2016 UNICEF humanitarian action call for children to respond to the urgent needs of thousands of children affected by conflict and inter-communal violence and displacement in Myanmar.

29 Sep 2015 description

Today, the Danish government has presented the draft Finance Act for 2016. In the draft Finance Act, the government plans to focus Danish development cooperation on 14 priority countries.

15 Aug 2012 description

YANGON, 14 Aug- Denmark signed two agreements with UNOPS of more than $ 8 million dollars today to boost livelihoods of the poor and to improve the health of mothers and young children in Myanmar.