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17 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$ 158,057 for 1) The Project for Construction of Baung Bin Village Basic Education Branch Middle School in Myaing Township, Magway Region (US$ 75,546) and 2) The Project for Construction of Htauk Shar Pin Village Basic Education Primary School in Pakokku Township, Magway Region (US$ 82,511).

24 Aug 2017 description

CRISIS

Myanmar, multiple crises:

  • Internal conflict in Kachin/Northern Shan states (2011-ongoing)
  • Inter-communal violence in Rakhine state (Jun and Oct 2012)
  • Cyclone Komen floods (Aug-Dec 2015)

TOTAL PEOPLE AFFECTED

Rakhine: 145,000 displaced
Kachin/Northern Shan: 100,000 displaced
2015 floods: 1.7 million displaced
150,000 people with moderately or severely damaged houses (Myanmar Humanitarian Response Plan, 2016).

PROJECT LOCATIONS

13 Jul 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$ 430,961 for

1) The Project for Construction of No.13 Basic Education Branch Middle School in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region (US$ 116,008),

2) The Project for Construction of Mawlitekalay Ywar Thit Basic Education Post Primary School in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region (US$ 89,615),

3) The Project for Construction of Htomar Village Basic Education Branch High School in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region (US$ 87,354) and

30 Jun 2017 description
report MERCY Malaysia

Our Strategic Commitments

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- **Impartiality** – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
- **Staff Integrity** – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
- **Continuous Improvement** – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.

30 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$297,068 for

1) The Project for Construction of Nat Gyi Kone Village Basic Education Post Primary School in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region (US$131,334),

2) The Project for Construction of Kyauk Kar Village Basic Education Post Primary School in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region (US$78,380) and

3) The Project for Construction of Sa Kyin Monastic Post Primary School in Madaya Township, Mandalay Region (US$87,354).

14 Jun 2017 description
report The Irrawaddy

By Brennan O’Connor, / Contributor

Extensive flooding in remote western Chin State, one of the poorest areas in Myanmar, caused massive landslides in 2015. In capital city Hakha, the landslides displaced thousands, wiping out half of the city’s farmland.

Around six months after the disaster struck, the state government started providing homes to victims in a new neighborhood called “Hakha Thar” in Hakha dialect, or “New Hakha” in English. It is informally referred to as New City, located several kilometers from the city center.

19 May 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$480,050 for

1) The Project for Upgrading of Tha Yet Pin Kwin – Gyo Gone Village road in Einme Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region (US$111,178),

2) The Project for Construction of Kwin Kauk Basic Education High School in Ingapu Township, Ayeyarwady Region (US$133,568),

3) The Project for Construction of Tar Ngote Village Basic Education Primary School in Hinthada Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region (US$93,791) and

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

28 Mar 2017 description

Last year 574 disasters were reported around the globe and 108 million people have been affected, according to the latest infographic by the Aid & International Development Forum. The vast majority (92%) of natural disasters are due to global warming. Out of 65.3 million displaced people around the world over 14% are being hosted in Asia and the Pacific.

03 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The handover ceremonies of the three projects took place in Pwint Phyu, Pakokku and Myaing Townships on 2nd and 3rd of February 2017 respectively.

1) The Project for Construction of Sedaw Village Basic Education Branch Middle School in Pwint Phyu Township, Magway Region (US$51,201),

2) The Project for Construction of Two Schools in Pakokku Township, Magway Region (US$196,114) and

3) The Project for Construction of Ywa Thit Village Water Supply System in Myaing Township, Magway Region (US$121,720).

30 Dec 2016 description

Summary

One year on from the devastating floods that struck the country, around 400,000 people have received emergency assistance and support for their recovery from MRCS and its partners in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Out of that number, 58,000 people were covered through IFRC’s emergency appeal. An infographic of Red Cross milestones from July 2015 to September 2016 is provided on the next page.

11 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees concerned signed the grant contracts for five projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 719,857 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Nga Pyaw Taw Village Basic Education Primary School in Letpadan Township, Bago Region (US$ 101,071);

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the various construction committees from the States and Regions concerned signed the grant contracts for four projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$532,304 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Kone Ma Hat Village Bridge in Bamaw Township, Kachin State (USD 121,957)

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees from Magway Region signed the grant contracts for four projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 430,371 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Thanse Village Basic Education Branch Middle School in Sidoktaya Township, Magway Region (USD 89,663)

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees from Sagaing Region and Shan State concerned signed the grant contracts for five projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$499,391 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of No.2 Basic Education Primary School in Ka Nan Village in Tamu Township, Sagaing Region (US$ 101,855);