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- OCHA: All people affected by conflict in Myanmar need assistance, protection and long-term solutions [EN/MY]. 14 May 2019
- UNICEF: UNICEF Myanmar Humanitarian Situation Report #4 - April 2019. 20 May 2019
- CCCM Cluster: Myanmar: Kachin & Northern Shan NFI Coverage (30/Apr/2019). 21 May 2019
- CCCM Cluster: Myanmar: Kachin & Northern Shan CCCM Dashboard (30/Apr/2019). 21 May 2019
- CCCM Cluster: Myanmar: Kachin & Northern Shan Shelter Coverage & Gaps (30/Apr/2019). 21 May 2019
UNHCR's financial requirements 2019
GENEVA (8 May 2019 ) - UN human rights experts welcomed the news that convicted Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are back at home with their families in Myanmar, but expressed serious concerns about the judicial process in the country and the fact that their guilty verdicts still stand.
Recognising the value of localisation and building on the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) commitments, the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) and its four Areas of Responsibilities (AoRs) are seeking to meet the commitments made with regards to localisation and ensure that protection response strategies and coordination mechanisms are guided by the principle – “as local as possible, as international as necessary.”
The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of March, mainly as a result of publication of the Syria HRP requiring $3.32 billion, the requirements had reached $25.11 billion. This month’s increase in requirements for the revised Zimbabwe Flash Appeal (following Cyclone Idai) from $233.8 million to $293.9 million, brings the total requirement as at 30 April to $25.17 billion.
Dhaka, May 8, 2019 — The government of Bangladesh today signed a $165 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to provide basic services and build disaster and social resilience for the Rohingya who are fleeing violence in Myanmar.
• The Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake in Zambales, Philippines, and the Flooding and Landslide in Bengkulu Province, Indonesia are continuously being responded to by the respective Member State’s National Disaster Management Organisations – the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in the Philippines, and the Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) in Indonesia. The combined reported cost of damages brought by these two disasters amount to a staggering USD 20.5 million.
911,359 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar
- The government of the Republic of Korea held the 2nd Bilateral Consultation between the Republic of Korea and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva, the Swiss Confederation, on May 2. The ROK and the UNHCR head delegates to the Consultation were Director-General for International Organizations Kweon Ki-hwan and UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly Clements, respectively.
° Since the 1st ROK-UNHCR Bilateral Consultation in 2016, the two sides have been continuously advancing their strategic partnership.
PMI IS DELIVERING ON ITS MISSION
Last week, in Asia, key events included heavy fighting in Afghanistan; organized violence involving domestic rebel groups in Pakistan, Myanmar, and Thailand; election-related disorder in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines; and Labour Day demonstrations across the region.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Security Council taking up the protection of civilians in armed conflict on its agenda, as well as two important resolutions passed in 1999: Resolution 1265 on the protection of civilians in armed conflict and Resolution 1270, which included the first explicit protection of civilians mandate for a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operation. This year also marks the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.
The 3W Dashboard reflects Technical Assistance activities (i.e. to or through Myanmar’s Government) to State/Region and Township level based on information received from implementers reporting to the MIMU 3W and from Development Partners reporting to the Mohinga Aid Information Management Platform - http://mohinga.info/en/
This dashboard gives an interactive view of “Who is doing What, Where” at State/Regon or Village Tract level. The activities of agencies which did not report to village tract level cannot be shown on this map. Select the area, sector, agency etc of interest to see the customised view. Use the buttons at the bottom of the page to RESET or to DOWNLOAD the data/webpage in image, csv, pdf.