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11 Nov 2017 description
  • As health conditions for Rohingya deteriorate, IRC launches emergency response

  • Over $12 million needed to provide life-saving services in Myanmar and Bangladesh with tenfold increase in severe malnutrition compared to last year

  • 40,000 Rohingya children face malnutrition and require life-saving assistance

07 Oct 2017 description

Executive summary

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Relief International (RI) carried out a multi-sector assessment between September 29 and October 3, 2017 with the aim of better understanding the priority needs of the influx of Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN) – Rohingya – in Bangladesh, as well as the locations in which assistance is most needed from the humanitarian community. To date, an estimated 515,000 UMN have fled violence in Myanmar for Bangladesh.1

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.

16 Sep 2014 description

*The Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand (CCSDPT) is the coordinating committee for 20 NGOs working in nine refugee camps along the Thailand / Myanmar border.


19 Apr 2013 description

On Friday 22nd March a massive fire broke out in the Ban Mae Surin refugee Temporary Shelter located in Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Province. The incident left 37 dead and others seriously injured, and completely ravaged two sections of the camp destroying the homes and limited possessions of 2,300 refugees (more than half of the entire population). This situation report presents the joint humanitarian response, up‐dates on the priority requirements, and indicates the agreed actions.

GeneralUpdate on Situation:

04 Nov 2010 description

Cyclone Giri, which struck the northwestern coast of Myanmar last week, has devastated large areas of Rakhine State according to a team of relief workers from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) which is working in the disaster area.

"Houses, schools and health centers have been destroyed and an estimated 250,000 people are in need of urgent assistance," said Cate Breen, the IRC's country director in Myanmar. "Communities need safe water, healthcare, food and shelter.

28 Oct 2010 description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is mobilizing as part of a coordinated humanitarian effort to offer assistance to communities affected by Cyclone Giri, which struck the northwestern coast of Myanmar last week. According to the government, some 71,000 people were displaced and over 14,000 homes destroyed by the storm while 1.1 million people have been affected in Rakhine State.