Myanmar Update

Reports that illustrate current needs

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?