More than 600,000 people in Burma need food assistance due to natural disasters, violence and conflict, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Wednesday.
By Paul Greening A project is being planned to support a number of vulnerable communities in Burma. It will be funded by the World Bank and implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). They plan to engage with relevant ministries, local authorities, the General Administration Department …
Bangladesh is lashed by typhoons, and the Rohingya camps are clustered in a part of the country that records the highest rainfall.
Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in Bangladesh will be in grave danger from landslides when the mid-year monsoon season begins, a UN humanitarian report says.
The continuing hostilities, which began on 19 January in Sumprabum township, Putao District, in northernmost Kachin State, have included numerous rounds of mortar fire and artillery.