Reports that illustrate current needs
US Institute of Peace, Takes A Look at Myanmar's Junta Rule and Their Affect on the Country Having Caused Instability and a Rise in Organized Crime - February 1, 2023
This is a 7 page report about the Junta military actions and the damaging affects politically, economically, and the humanitarian crisis caused in Myanmar/Burma.
There are related brief articles from Nov and Dec 2022 at the bottom.
This story is provided by The United States Institute of Peace, by Priscilla A. Clapp and Jason Tower.
United Nations Brief Refugee Report on Myanmar Jan 2023
This 5 page illustrated report shows a time line of events and the number of Externally and Internally Displaced People.
As of Jan 2023 Internally Displaced People are considered to be 1,545,000.
In 3 months displacement has grown significantly since Oct 2022 from 1,018,000.
United Nations Refugee Report on Relief Response Linked to Conflict in Myanmar Aug 2022
This 1 page report shows a overview of response events and the number of individuals and households reached and locations.
As of Oct 2022 Internally Displaced People are considered to be 1,018,000.
Note: Though the United Nations has responded with relief efforts, there is room for more help as you will see from the number of displaced people and the number of those helped.
PBS News Hour Report on What Happened in (Burma) Feb 1, 2021?
This story talks why Myanmar's military took over a democratically elected government, and the events that lead to a large displacement of the Myanmar (Burmese) people.
This story is provided by PBS News Hour with a 7 Minute Video and Full Transcript.
The Olive Branch Report on Why was Burma's Name Changed to Myanmar?
Myanmar was previously named Burma. The name has changed at different points for different reasons from wanting to shed the past from colonial and socialist influence, and internal ethnic tensions involving inclusiveness.
Recent events by the military to overtake the government and take actions against the will of the people has created conflict and concern with other democratic nations.
This story is provided by The United States Institute of Peace, The Olive Branch, by Adam Gallagher.