- JIPS Sittwe Camp Profiling Report
- Statement of INGO’s in Myanmar, 31 August 2017 [EN/MY]
- Advisory Commission on Rakhine State: Final Report, August 2017
- RW Topics: Refugees/Migrants - South-East Asia
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017: Myanmar
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- UNHCR Global Focus
- OCHA Myanmar
- UNHCR Operational Portal: Thailand-Myanmar Cross Border Portal
- UNFPA: Myanmar 2014 Population and Housing Census
- Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
- Advisory Commission on Rakhine State
- Department of Meteorology and Hydrology
- Food Security Cluster: Myanmar
- Human Rights Watch: Myanmar - Events of 2016
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Mora - May 2017
- Myanmar: Floods - Jun 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Roanu - May 2016
- South-East Asia: Drought - 2015-2017
- Tropical Cyclone Komen - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods - Jul 2014
- Myanmar: Floods - Aug 2013
- Tropical Cyclone Mahasen - May 2013
In the early hours of 25 August, violence broke out in Rakhine State, Myanmar. As a result, it is estimated that more than 400,0001 people have crossed the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh2. The extent and implications of the violence in Maynmar remains uncertain.
Rakhine State, located in western Myanmar, is home to roughly 3.2 million people. Compared to the rest of the country, Rakhine State is relatively underdeveloped. The majority of the population are Buddhists from the Rakhine ethnic group; in addition, nearly three in ten people are Muslim.
Since 9 October, 2016 more than 69,0001 Myanmar nationals arrive in Bangladesh due to internal violence. The huge number of new flux of Myanmar nationals’ in Cox Bazar district; is not only related with suffering of them, it’s also suffering for old influx and Bangladeshis host communities since it brings competition over limited local job market, food and health facilities.
IOM Bangladesh rolled out the first round of Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) in Cox’s Bazaar from 21 – 28 March 2017. The assessment collected baseline information on Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN) including their location, population numbers, movement trends and a preliminary overview of needs. The assessment was conducted in 3 makeshift settlements and 41 host community locations, and estimates that 132,138 UMNs are living in assessed locations in Teknaf and Ukhiya Upazila. An estimated 63,705 individuals are new arrivals.
The Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliance (GDA) is a public-private partnership established by the US Agency for International Development with pediatric, obstetric, and midwifery professional associations, the private sector and civil society to improve the quality of facility-based maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services in focus countries.
About 217,000 displaced people, of whom about 80 % are women and children, remain in camps or camp-like situations in Kachin, Shan, and Rakhine. This includes 87,000 people in Kachin and 11,000 in Shan who were displaced as a result of the armed conflict that resumed in 2011 and that continues to displace people. It also includes about 120,000 in Rakhine who were displaced as a result of the inter-communal tensions and violence that erupted in 2012.
This detailed commentary examines ongoing militarisation in southeast Myanmar from 2014 to 2016.
This Field Report includes information submitted by KHRG researchers describing events occurring in Hpa-an District between January and December 2015. It describes different human rights violations and other issues which are important to the local community, including education, healthcare, land confiscation, killing, development projects, fighting, and drug issues. In particular, land confiscation and drug-related problems are highlighted as major ongoing concerns in Paingkyon and Hlaingbwe townships.
This Field Report describes events which occurred in Dooplaya District, southeast Burma/Myanmar, between January and December 2015. It includes information submitted by KHRG community members on a range of human rights violations and other issues important to the local community including ceasefire concerns, the military situation, rape, violent abuse and killing cases, development projects, land confiscation, health and education, natural resource extraction and land mines.
This Field Report describes events occurring in Thaton District between January and December 2015. It includes information submitted by KHRG community members on a range of human rights violations and other issues important to the local community including: the Myanmar 2015 general election, ceasefire concerns and military situation, community development and for-profit development, health and education, forced relocation and land confiscation.
Myanmar: In cyclone-struck rural areas, poorest people face highest food insecurity risk
Livestock and fisheries sectors yet to recover from severe damage
Thailand has an estimated total of around 3.5 million migrants (regular or irregular status), of which roughly 3 million are in the labour market (7% of Thailand’s total working population) with an estimated 2.3 million migrants originating from Myanmar.