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31 Dec 2017 description

Key Figures

1.2 Million in need of immediate WASH support

  • Overall target* for the WASH Sector: 1,166,000 individuals

  • Number of people reached** with WASH assistance to date: 766,076 individuals

  • Total approx. gap for the WASH Sector: 399,924 individuals

NEEDS

20 Nov 2017 description

Key Figures

1.2 Million in need of immediate WASH support

  • Overall target* for the WASH Sector: 1,166,000 individuals

  • Number of people reached** with WASH assistance to date: 595,663 individuals

  • Total approx. gap for the WASH Sector: 570,337 individuals

Needs

27 Sep 2017 description

Humanitarian Organizations call for immediate humanitarian access to those in need:

One month since the 25 August attacks and subsequent security response, INGOs in Myanmar are increasingly concerned about severe restrictions on humanitarian access and impediments to the delivery of critically needed humanitarian assistance throughout Rakhine State.

14 Feb 2016 description

Introduction

Myanmar is exposed to a range of natural hazards, including cyclones, floods, earthquakes, storm surges, landslides and droughts. The Global Climate Risk Index 2015 cites the country as being - together with Honduras and Haiti – one of the nations hardest hit by natural hazards in the last two decades and where more disaster events are likely to occur in the near future.

06 Aug 2015 description

Action contre la Faim mobilise ses équipes et ses moyens pour aider les populations birmanes sinistrées par les inondations exceptionnelles qui affectent le pays.

Après le passage du cyclone tropical Komen, des pluies torrentielles ont provoqué inondations et glissements de terrain au Myanmar. Selon les dernières déclarations des autorités, plus de 250 000 personnes sont déjà impactées par les inondations dans le pays, les états du Rakhine, Sagaing et du Kachin, à l’Ouest du pays sont particulièrement touchés.

27 May 2015 description

STATEMENT RELEASED ON 27 MAY 2015

Please find herein the Joint NGO Statement ahead of the intergovernmental Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean being held on 29 May 2015 hosted by the Royal Thai Government in Bangkok. The signatories below represent more than 600 non-governmental and civil society organisations operating across Asia and the Pacific regions.

28 Mar 2014 description

Face à l’insécurité actuelle dans la zone, Action contre la Faim se voit contrainte de suspendre ses activités à Sittwe. L’ONG ainsi que les autres acteurs sur le terrain ne peuvent plus poursuivre leurs programmes.

Et ce alors que la situation humanitaire dans la zone est inquiétante. Les tensions intercommunautaires qui ont éclaté en juin et octobre 2012 ne se sont pas apaisées et se poursuivent encore.

30 Sep 2013 description

Executive Summary

Situated in the hilly eastern part of Myanmar, Kayah State borders Thailand to the east, Shan State to the north, and Kayin State to the southwest. Kayah is a small but complex state, rich in natural resources, cultural heritage and natural beauty. But Kayah has also been in a state of conflict for more than 60 years, and over the years, the cost of the conflict has been extensive—impacting directly and indirectly, the lives and the livelihoods of most of the people in Kayah, and many thousands who have fled.

25 Nov 2010 description

Results of first rapid assessments conducted in affected villages of Myebon and Minbya Townships

Prepared by: Nicolas Guillaud, Food security and livelihoods coordinator _ ACF Myanmar, fsco@mm.missions-acf.org

Period covered by the assessments: October 26, 2010-November 4,2010

Methodology: Cyclone GIRI struck Rakhine State on the night of October 22 to 23, 2010. Starting October 24, ACF mobilized its staff (nationals and expatriates) present in Sitway office to conduct rapid assessments in areas affected by the cyclone.

21 Jun 2010 description

TEKNAF, BANGLADESH & RAKHINE STATE, MYANMAR-In the aftermath of three days of torrential rains that caused flooding and landslides in the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar, Action Against Hunger's teams on the ground have mobilized to respond.

In Myanmar, global humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger | ACF International is closely coordinating with the agencies and authorities present in the region and using its current operational set-up to deliver emergency clean water and sanitation services and distribute basic items, including cooking utensils, to the …

23 Sep 2009 description

Ensuring access to water, sanitation, & hygiene in Myanmar, Uganda, & the D.R. Congo

It's a bitter irony that the torrential rains of a tropical cyclone can leave millions of people without a drop of clean water. When Cyclone Nargis ravaged coastal Myanmar-claiming over 80,000 lives-survivors found that their wells and rice paddies were badly contaminated by brackish floodwaters.

09 Mar 2009 description

Managing seasonal extremes: community-based solutions for water security

Many water and sanitation problems are cyclical, occurring with seasonal regularity.

20 May 2008 description

Assessments show resources too scarce to satisfy basic needs

May 20, 2008, Yangon, Myanmar - While continuing to distribute aid supplies to the survivors of Cyclone Nargis, Action Against Hunger / Action Contre la Faim (ACF) teams in Myanmar have also carried out a needs assessment in the Bogalay region, one of the worst hit areas.

18 May 2008 description

Action Against Hunger (ACF) has been present in Burma since 1994. 22 international aid workers and more than 300 national staff are currently providing aid to the survivors of Cyclone Nargis. Last week ACF teams in Burma carried out a needs assessment in the Bogale region, one of the worst hit areas.

14 May 2008 description

Faced with major logistical challenges, the international aid agency Action Against Hunger (ACF) has reinforced its relief efforts in Burma to bring relief to the survivors of the Cyclone in the South of the country. ACF is transporting aid supplies via trucks and boats. In addition, planes carrying relief supplies took off from France yesterday en route to Rangoon.

Action Against Hunger's teams firstly reached the township of Bogalay, one of the worst affected areas, five days after Cyclone Nargis struck the country.