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15 Sep 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

On the morning of Friday the 25 August 2017, the state of Rakhine in Myanmar, conflict broke out disproportionately affecting the minority Rohingya community as a result of operations of the Myanmar military and other non state actors in response to attacks on three border posts on the border of Myanmar and Bangladesh allegedly by a group of Islamic militants leading to the death of nine policemen. The extent and degree of implications and sufferings of people fleeing the ongoing violence still remains uncertain.

13 Sep 2017 description
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During the night of Friday, 25 August 2017, the state of Rakhine in Myanmar, was attacked by armed groups. The Arakhine Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) claimed responsibility for the attacks in three northern townships of Rakhine. The Government has officially declared ARSA a terrorist organization which gives the state authorities wide powers of arrest and detention of those suspected of belonging to ARSA. Military operations ensued immediately and have continue to-date in townships of Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung which have been declared Military Operations areas.

18 Feb 2016 description
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ACT Alliance builds the capacity of local communities through an EU initiative.

Lives can be saved if people in local communities know what to do before, during and after a disaster. This is why today (18 February 2018) ACT Alliance, in cooperation with European Universities and with the support of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative, starts a capacity training programme.

27 Aug 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 4,131,680

Balance Requested: US$ 4,070,485

Geneva, 27 August 2015

Dear Colleagues,

05 Aug 2015 description
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1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

On 30 July, Cyclone Komen made landfall in Bangladesh bringing about strong winds and additional heavy rains to Myanmar, resulting in wind damage, flooding, flash floods and landslides across the country.

30 Jun 2015 description

Sector
CCCM Agency – RSG, UNHCR, LWF

Updates
- LWF facilitated regular CMC meeting on 10th June and participated by 27 (female-9) participants from CMC, Social groups and camp based committees and discussed on camp level issues - NFI, health, livelihood, shelter and water supply and Education and hygiene kits.

  • Inter-agency meeting was held on 29th June and participated by 31 (10 Women) representatives from CMC, YDG, CDG, WDG and LWF and discussed on health services, water supply and shelter concerns.

24 Jul 2014 description
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Village committees in poor and remote areas of Myanmar think about how to make the harvest last for the whole year. Villagers at Pi Hu are also hoping for electricity, health services and a school.

"Together with the villagers, we have been discussing how they see their lives and livelihoods. What what kind of household they consider to be rich, poor or something in between,” says LWF Community Empowerment Facilitator (CEF) Than Lwin Soe, 26.

14 Jan 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 1,313,176

Income / Pledges: US$ 739,338

Balance Requested: US$ 573,838

Geneva, 14 January 2014

Dear Colleagues,

22 Nov 2013 description
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Assistance to flood affected - MMR132

Appeal Target: US$396,656

Balance Requested: US$286,228

This appeal replaces the preliminary appeal issued 30 August 2013

Geneva, 21 November 2013

Dear Colleagues,

30 Aug 2013 description
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Preliminary Appeal Target: US$997,365

Geneva, 30 August 2013

11 Jun 2013 description
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Myanmar: Assistance to IDPs in Rakhine State - MYR131

Appeal Target: US$722,524

Balance Requested: US$236,524

Geneva, 11 June 2013

Dear Colleagues,

24 May 2013 description
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Preliminary Appeal Target: US$675,445

Balance Requested: US$675,445

Geneva, May 24, 2013

Dear Colleagues,

The conflict in Rakhine State started in June 2012 and resurged in October 2012 resulting in significant displacement. As of the beginning of April 2013, the number of people displaced in Rakhine State is at least 139,107. Approximately 111,000 IDPs are residing in Government designated camps while the rest are living in tents or with host families.

13 May 2013 description
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Geneva, 13 May 2013

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

10 Jan 2013 description
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1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

02 Nov 2011 description
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Geneva, 1 November 2011

1. Brief description of the emergency

On 20 October 2011, Tropical Storm Two, which made landfall near the Myanmar-Bangladesh border on 19 October, dumped up to 150 mm of rain on the area which subsequently triggered flash floods in Magway, Mandalay and Sagaing Regions of Myanmar.

2. Impact

31 Mar 2011 description
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  1. Brief description of the emergency

    On 24 March 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on the Richter scale struck at a depth of 10 km in the southern part of Shan State in eastern Myanmar close to the borders between Myanmar, Thailand and Laos.

05 Nov 2010 description
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Geneva, 5 November 2010

1. Brief description of the emergency

Cyclone Giri made landfall in Rakhine State on the afternoon of 22 October. It inflicted damage to seven townships in Rakine State, eight townships in Magaway and five townships in Sagaing Townships. The most affected townships are reported to be Kyauk Phyu, Mye Bone, Minbya, Manaung and Pauktaw located on the Western Coast of Rakine State.