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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.

21 Apr 2017 description

After a 17-year-long cease fire, fighting erupted again in Kachin State, northern Myanmar, since 2011. The resumption of hostilities provoked large population displacements, in both government-controlled areas (GCA) and non-government controlled areas (NGCA). In 2011 alone, more than 90,000 were displaced across 142 camps. Due to the intensification of violence since April 2016, 30,000 men, women and children have been newly displaced.

04 Aug 2016 description

Following the outburst of violence that occurred in Rakhine State in 2012, around 140,000 were displaced. Among them, many women and children such as Amira who fled her home with her husband and their children. Today, she lives in the Koe Tan Kauk (KTK) Camp, Rathedaung township, where SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL tries to smoothen the hard living conditions.

Living in a camp as a woman

09 Dec 2015 description

Clashes in Kachin State between the national army and a local armed group in recent years have led to the displacement of more than 100,000 people. These people are now living in camps in difficult access areas. Willing to go where others don't, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL teams have since been working in partnership with local actors to reach affected populations in 13 camps.

"We cannot escape, these people are our people"

24 Nov 2015 description

In 2015, in Myanmar, about 235,000 persons are estimated to be affected by conflict and displaced from their original living area for more than three years. These affected communities mostly reside in two different parts of the country, Kachin and Rakhine States, where SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL intervenes. Our teams met with affected people from these two States.

08 Jun 2015 description

Project: Emergency WaSH assistance and Food Security and Livelihoods support to vulnerable population affected by conflicts in Rakhine and Kachin State.

CONTEXT

The beneficiary baseline survey was implemented in the frame of economic recovery and market system (ERMS) activities for improving the income and livelihoods of the targeted beneficiaries in short and long term.

31 Jan 2015 description

Project: Emergency WASH assistant and Livelihood support to vulnerable population affected by conflicts in Rakhine and Kachin States

Donor: OFDA

CONTEXT

The beneficiary baseline survey was implemented in the frame of the development of small scale vegetable production units in camps.

31 Dec 2014 description

Project: Emergency WaSH assistance and Food Security and Livelihoods support to vulnerable population affected by conflicts in Rakhine and Kachin State.

CONTEXT

The beneficiary baseline survey was implemented in the frame of economic recovery and market system (ERMS) activity for improving the income and livelihoods of the targeted beneficiaries in short and long term.

01 Feb 2012 description
  1. Methodology of the survey

The post-harvest assessment was conducted during 3 weeks in November and December 2011 by SI field team, composed by one Food Security supervisor and 3 field agents. The data collection was done through structured questionnaires at household level (See Annex 1), focus group discussions, direct observation as well as a rapid and small-scale market survey.

09 Jan 2011 description

1 Assessment rationale, objectives and methodology

1.1 Context: worrying trends in Southern Chin State

Chin State is located in the north-western part of Myanmar, bordering India and Bangladesh. Most of the state is hilly and mountainous with an average altitude of 1,200 meters. The main livelihood is agriculture which mostly consists in shifting cultivation (slash and burn farming).