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13 Jun 2016 description

Avec une multitude de conflits et de crises générant des déplacements de populations sans précédent à travers le monde, la réinstallation s’avère essentielle dans les efforts du HCR pour trouver des solutions et plaider pour un partage équitable des responsabilités dans l’aide aux réfugiés, peut-on lire dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui par le HCR.

13 Jun 2016 description

With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, resettlement has become an increasingly vital part of UNHCR’s efforts to find solutions and advocate for fairer responsibility-sharing for refugees, a UNHCR report released today at an annual meeting in Geneva says.

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
10,020*

Population profile

Gender
Female 50% Male 50%

Age
18 years and above: 50%
5-17 years: 33%
Below 5 years: 17%

Ethnicity
Karen 99% Other 1%

Religion
Christian 65% Buddhist 32% Animist 2% Other 1%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
6,411*

Population profile

Gender
Female 52% Male 48%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 32%
Below 5 years: 15%

Ethnicity
Karen 99% Burman 1%

Religion
Christian 91% Buddhist 9%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
2,849*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 33%
Below 5 years: 14%

Ethnicity
Karen 94% Mon 3% Other 3%

Religion
Christian 84% Buddhist 16%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
10,326*

Population profile

Gender
Female 49% Male 51%

Age
18 years and above: 56%
5-17 years: 33%
Below 5 years: 11%

Ethnicity
Karenni 94% Shan/Thai Yai 3% Other 3%

Religion
Animist 51% Christian 33% Buddhist 15% Other 1%

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

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
2,458*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 51%
5-17 years: 36%
Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity
Karen 51% Karenni 48% Other 1%

Religion
Christian 96% Buddhist 3% Other 1%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 May 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
37,958*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 34%
Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity
Karen 93% Burman 4% Other 3%

Religion
Christian 37% Buddhist 49% Muslim 13% Other 1%

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

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
6,492*

Population profile

Gender
Female 52% Male 48%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 32%
Below 5 years: 15%

Ethnicity
Karen 99% Burman 1%

Religion
Christian 91% Buddhist 9%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
10,406*

Population profile

Gender
Female 49% Male 51%

Age
18 years and above: 55%
5-17 years: 33%
Below 5 years: 12%

Ethnicity
Karenni 95% Shan/Thai Yai 3% Other 2%

Religion
Animist 51% Christian 33% Buddhist 15% Other 1%

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

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
38,9*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 34%
Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity
Karen 93% Burman 4% Other 3%

Religion
Christian 37% Buddhist 49% Muslim 13% Other 1%

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

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
2,954*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 53%
5-17 years: 33%
Below 5 years: 14%

Ethnicity
Karen 94% Mon 3% Other 3%

Religion
Christian 84% Buddhist 16%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - May 2016
2,504*

Population profile

Gender
Female 51% Male 49%

Age
18 years and above: 51%
5-17 years: 36%
Below 5 years: 13%

Ethnicity
Karen 51% Karenni 48% Other 1%

Religion
Christian 96% Buddhist 3% Other 1%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

31 Mar 2016 description

Verified Population - March 2016
10,135*

Population profile

Gender
Female 50% Male 50%

Age
18 years and above: 51%
5-17 years: 34%
Below 5 years: 15%

Ethnicity
Karen 99% Other 1%

Religion
Christian 65% Buddhist 32% Animist 2% Other 1%

*According to Verification Exercise conducted from Jan-Apr 2015 and subsequent changes in population

18 Mar 2016 description

Finland grants EUR 61.9 million in humanitarian aid to the most severe crisis areas in the world. On 17 March, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Lenita Toivakka decided that aid will be granted to, for example, Syria and its neighbouring areas, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Yemen.

17 Mar 2016 description

[Yangon – March 11] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received 4 million Euros (approximately USD 4.4 M) from the Government of Finland to support the agency’s work in Myanmar in the areas of democratic governance, local development and environmental sustainability.