Appeals & Response Plans
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2018
- 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
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- 42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature
- Culture, Context and Mental Health of Rohingya Refugees: A review for staff in mental health and psychosocial support programmes for Rohingya refugees
- Explosives Kill Two in Northern Shan
- Press Release (9 November 2018)
- Note to correspondents: Statement attributable to the Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Myanmar
Libby Hogan in Khindan
In the coastal town of Khindan, the catastrophic effect of rising sea levels is all too apparent.
On a stiflingly hot morning, Daw Mya Htay rolls up her longyi, a Burmese sarong, ready to wade into the sea.
“The well used to be the centre of our village,” Mya Htay says, grasping the side of a cement water well. But it no longer holds fresh water.
For the people of Khindan, the well is symbolic of their losing battle with the sea.
31 OCTOBRE 2018
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE TROISIÈME COMMISSION
SOIXANTE-TREIZIÈME SESSION, 41E SÉANCE – APRÈS-MIDI
31 OCTOBER 2018
GENERAL ASSEMBLY THIRD COMMITTEE
SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 40TH MEETING (PM)
Uprooted by war, today’s 68.5 million refugees are often branded as threats — turned back at borders, left to perish at sea, or detained indefinitely in horrific conditions, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, as he called for a return to dignity, human rights and a sense of shared humanity.
By ZARNI MANN 31 October 2018
MANDALAY—About 2,000 villagers from northern Shan State arrived in Lashio on Tuesday after fleeing armed clashes between the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army South (RCSS/SSAS) and the Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State Army North (SSPP/SSAN).
Residents of Ei-Naing, Pan Pone, Kalar and Nang Har villages—located just 13 miles from Lashio—and Man Pyein, Namt Taung and Maing Taung villages in Namtu Township arrived in the state capital amid intensifying fighting.
UN investigator briefs Security Council on genocide in Myanmar (Burma)
Rohingya Community Feedback:
Has the relationship between Muslim and Hindu Rohingya people changed?
Source: Feedback collected between September 24 and October 20 by 17 Internews Community Correspondents and one feedback manager using Kobo Collect app in camps 1E, 1W, 2E, 2W, 3 and 4. In total, 1098 interactions have been analysed to present how the relationships between Hindu and Muslim Rohingya people have changed after they fled to Bangladesh. The feedback is collected in Rohingya using English and Bangla script.
Since 25 August 2017, extreme violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, has driven over 727,000 Rohingya refugees across the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
DHAKA – The Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs, who has just concluded a joint visit to the refugee camps in Kutupalong-Balukhali, Cox’s Bazar, with the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, today announced extra funding of $US4.6 million (30 million DKK) to meet the urgent food needs of Rohingya refugees and host communities.
Category 1 incident reporting: On any day an incident occurs, the Site Management Sector, with technical support from IOM NPM, collates reports received from Site Management Support agencies. A report is then circulated each evening. This provides an overview of incident, needs, and immediate response provided. Please note that information provided through these initial incident reports is preliminary. Numbers are subject to change with more detailed assessment.
Some of the five ethnic armed groups that have not signed Myanmar’s nationwide cease-fire accord will attend talks with the committee responsible for holding political dialogue and convening peace conferences, as stakeholders in the country’s stalled peace process continue to iron out their differences, those involved said on Tuesday.
This training manual is for field staff working in the camps along the Thailand/Myanmar border (Nutrition Officers and Camp-based workers). However, it can be used by staff working along the border, outside of camps. The materials are relevant for both settings and the terminology can be easily adapted. The manual focuses on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF), maternal nutrition and on measuring nutrition/malnutrition. There are 12 modules.
*The Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand (CCSDPT) is the coordinating committee for 13 NGOs working in nine refugee camps along the Thailand/Myanmar border.
TBC and CCSDPT Health Agencies conducted nutrition surveys of children 6-59 months of age in all camps in 2017.