Myanmar Update

A List of Current and Ongoing Situations

2024 Situation Overview

Conflict triggered by the military takeover in Myanmar in February 2021 has resulted in recurring, protracted and new displacement, and complicated the search for solutions. Thousands more refugees have fled into neighbouring countries and over 1.95 million people are displaced within Myanmar. Humanitarian access is not predictable and access to potential areas of return has not been granted in 2023. 

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In 2024, UNHCR’s focus inside Myanmar will be on delivering timely humanitarian assistance, strengthening community-based protection and resilience, and supporting and expanding pathways to durable solutions for IDPs and stateless persons. In response to the multi-faceted nature of the crisis, UNHCR will seek meaningful, predictable, and regular access to displaced communities, for both UNHCR and humanitarian partners.   

MORE OVERVIEW 4 March 2024

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May 23, 2023, the UN appealed on Tuesday for $333 million to assist 1.6 million of the most vulnerable people, many of whom have lost their homes as the cyclone hit the west of the country over a week ago. 

1.6 million in Myanmar in need of aid

With coastal winds recorded at up to 250 kilometres per hour making landfall off the Bay of Bengal on 14 May, Mocha brought flooding and landslides to an area that is home to hundreds of thousands already displaced by the protracted conflict in Myanmar, many of them the Rohingya minority of Rakhine state.

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

US State Department Press Statement about Two Years Since Military Coup in Burma - January 31, 2023

United Nations Brief Refugee Report on Myanmar Jan 2023

United Nations Mapped Refugee Report on Myanmar Oct 2022

United Nations Refugee Report on Relief Response Linked to Conflict in  Myanmar Aug 2022

PBS News Hour Report on What Happened in (Burma) Feb 1, 2021?

The Olive Branch Report on Why was Burma's Name Changed to Myanmar?

UNHCR  - United Nations Refugee Agency Myanmar Current Situation Main Page:  

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