Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 3 | 1 – 31 March 2015 [EN/MY]



  • Ferry sinking in Rakhine claims at least 69 lives; government and local organizations respond

  • Strengthening women’s participation in decision making in Rakhine IDP camps

  • Fighting in Kachin and Shan states continues to cause displacement

  • Cross-line convoys resume in Kachin

  • Dry season water shortages affect thousands of displaced people

  • Older IDPs in Kachin: needs and opportunities


People displaced in Rakhine State 139,000

People displaced in Kachin and northern Shan states 100,000

People displaced in Meiktila, Mandalay region 3,300

People displaced from Kokang who transited through Lashio >13,000

  • Total numbers displaced by the Kokang conflict remain unconfirmed


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