Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 5 | May/June 2015



  • Over 900 boat people rescued off the coast of Myanmar during May

  • New government-led initiative to improve living conditions for IDPs in Rakhine

  • Floods in Rakhine State

  • Access to education expanded in Rakhine but major gaps remain, especially for adolescents

  • More young children in Rakhine will need treatment for severe acute malnutrition

  • Four years on, major humanitarian needs remain for 100,000 IDPs in Kachin and northern Shan states

  • 37% of 2015 humanitarian funding needs met so far


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