Myanmar

Statement on shooting in Ah Nauk Ye IDP camp

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Note to Correspondents

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Knut Ostby is deeply concerned about the reports of shooting in Ah Nauk Ye camp in central Rakhine which holds IDPs who fled violence in 2012. He calls for calm, non-violence and restraint. Mr. Ostby appreciates the work of the organizations which provided first aid on site to the injured. The UN will continue to monitor the situation and is committed to supporting sustainable solutions to the situation in Rakhine State.

Yangon, 18 November 2018

Media contact: Stanislav Saling, Spokesperson, Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar, stanislav.saling@one.un.org or +95-942 651 9871