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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... humanitarian official said she witnessed "appalling conditions" and the worst human suffering she had ever seen in camps for stateless Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Assistant secretary general for humanitarian affairs Kyung-wha Kang said that because of severe restrictions on their freedom of movement, both in camps and isolated villages, many Muslims could not rebuild ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... sans Frontieres and other aid groups following two more rounds of violence, although some humanitarian workers have begun returning. Ye Htut said that long-running peace talks continued ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN calls for millions more in donor aid to Myanmar

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 02:19pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon The United Nations says millions of dollars more in humanitarian aid is urgently needed to help more than 110,000 people displaced by violence in Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state. Myanmar’s UN humanitarian co-ordinator, Ashok Nigam, said late on Wednesday that donors had already pitched in US$27 million, but that an additional US$41 million was needed ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian ... concerned that without effective government intervention violence in Rakhine could worsen, lives will be lost, and the critically needed humanitarian presence will not be sustainable,” Power said ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Heavily armed Chinese men held in Myanmar over killing in Kokang

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:51pm by Li Jing

    ... "If they're found to be violating Myanmar law, the consulate could only provide humanitarian aid," the official said. Myanmar police did not respond to e-mailed requests ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhists seek wider aid ban after MSF is barred from Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Sans Frontieres (MSF) from the region. Experts warn that the decision last week to halt MSF's activities in Rakhine sends a chilling message to humanitarian agencies working ... camps that are clustered on the outskirts of the state capital Sittwe, displaced people swarmed a humanitarian centre handing out household goods during a recent visit to the area. If they have ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Evidence of Buddhist massacre of Muslims in Myanmar mounts

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 01:36am by AP

    ... in briefings with US Embassy staff, humanitarian aid workers and others, the officials said. Myanmar's government has strongly denied the claims. Presidential spokesman Ye Htut said yesterday he ... along the Bay of Bengal and is cut off from the rest of the country by a mountain range. It is off-limits to foreign journalists and access for humanitarian aid workers severely restricted. ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medical aid group MSF suspended by Myanmar

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:48am by AGENCIES

    ... to continue to work with the international community to provide humanitarian assistance to communities in need and to ensure unfettered access for humanitarian agencies, in accordance ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... a humanitarian medical crisis," it said. "All MSF services are provided based on medical need only, regardless of ethnicity, religion or any other factor." It was forced to close clinics ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:19pm by undefined

    ... and the elderly,” said UN Resident and Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Myanmar Ashok Nigam in a statement released late on Friday. Conflict in Kachin, near the northern border with China, broke out in June ...




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