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Posts Tagged ‘Humanitarian Assistance’ (73 found)

UNSC Burma Meeting : Action Needed on Shan and Kachin Conflict

Burma Campaign UK is calling on members of the United Nations Security Council to take up the issue of increased Burmese Army military offensives in Shan State and Kachin State when they discuss the situation in Burma this morning […]

November 18, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Floods Emergency Situation Report ( No.3)

Flooding in BurmaAs of 10 August, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee (NDMC) reports that over 1.1 million people have been severely affected by floods and landslides since mid-July. This includes a cumulative number of over 240,000 households that have been or remain temporarily displaced during this period […]

August 13, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Floods in Myanmar

(Yangon, 12 August 2015) Today I returned from Kale Township in Sagaing Region, where I visited communities affected by the floods and observed ongoing relief efforts. I was joined by government officials, several ambassadors, NGOs and UN colleagues […]

August 12, 2015  •  By UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Humanitarian Aid not Political Maneuvering

flooding in Burma This year’s monsoon rains have hit Burma harder than most years in the country’s history, leading to the worst natural disaster since Cyclone Nargis in 2008. So far, nearly 100 people have died from the severe flooding caused by heavy rains and flash floods and over one million people have been affected in all but two of Burma’s 14 states and regions since June 2015. Approximately 1.2 million acres of rice fields have been destroyed including large parts of Burma’s “rice bowl,” the Irrawaddy Delta, and nearly 14,000 educational institutions have been temporarily shut down due to this natural disaster […]

August 11, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Floods Emergency Situation Report ( No.2)

Flood in BurmaAs of 7 August, the Government of Myanmar’s Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reports that close to
590,000 people have been severely affected by monsoonal floods across 12 of Myanmar’s 14 states and regions
since mid-July. This includes a cumulative number of 122,200 households that have been or remain temporarily
displaced during this period. More than 17 million people live in townships that have been inundated by floods in
July and August, according to RRD. At least 96 people are confirmed to have died in the floods since June.

August 8, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Flood Victims Abandoned by Burmese Government

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is receiving reports from Rakhine State indicating that the Burmese government has abandoned most Rohingya victims of the floods and is focusing instead on assisting only ethnic Rakhine […]

August 7, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organization UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

An Open Letter to World Leaders on the Fourth Anniversary of The Resumption of War Calling Urgently for Humanitarian Aid for The Internally Displaced People of Northern Burma

On this fourth anniversary of the resumption of war against the Kachin people, the undersigned organisations call upon world leaders to strengthen their commitment to promoting peace and saving the lives, dignity and well-being of the Infernally […]

June 9, 2015  •  By 80 Solidarity Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update of Humanitarian Situation in Northern Shan State

After the 1989 ceasefire agreement between the Myanamr Tatmadaw and Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army ( MNDAA ), fresh fighting erupted on 9 February 2015 in the Kokang self-administered zone of northeast Shan State, Myanmar […]

February 25, 2015  •  By The Joint Strategy Team for Humanitarian Response in Kachin & Northern Shan States  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent Release: The Humanitarian Crisis Update and Key Messages for Kachin State and Northern Shan State

The Joint Strategy Team for Humanitarian Response in Kahcin and Northern Shan State would like to raise concerns over the recent increases of clashes and military actions near Laiza where over 17,000 IDPs are taking shelters in 4 camps. JST would like to request your urgent action and support for the safety and protection of the IDPs as well as ensuring unhindered and continuing humanitarian assistance for the IDPs in the KIO control area. […]

November 27, 2014  •  By Joint Strategy Team  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Key Messages to World Leaders, International Governments and the UN Concerns and Requests Related to Humanitarian Situation in Kachin and Northern Shan States, Myanmar

The 25thASEAN Summit is commencing from 11 to 13 November 2014, hosted by Myanmar in its capital, Naypyi Taw. Most prominent world leaders are gathering and discussing important matters affecting the ASEAN countries and, inevitably, the interconnected global arena. On this occasion, Joint Strategy Team for Kachin Humanitarian Response would like to urge the world leaders, international governments and the UN to pay attention to the following concerns and take immediate actions to fulfill the requests. We firmly believe that the world leaders, international governments and the UN will strongly support the protection of dignity and rights of the internally displaced persons […]

November 11, 2014  •  By Joint Strategy Team  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤