Unrest in the Muslim-majority north of Arakan State is taking a “terrible toll” on children, the UN children’s agency said as it called for full access to the region.
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Recent fighting between Burmese government forces and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) around Momauk and Man Win Gyi in southern Kachin State has forced several thousand people to flee their[…]
Jan 24, 2008 (AP), Hundreds of children under age 5 die from preventable diseases each day in military-ruled Burma, the second-worst mortality rate for children in Asia after Afghanistan, UN[…]
The UN children’s agency (UNICEF) and Burma’s government reiterated their goal of spending $5.9 million this year on landmine risk education, victims’ assistance, capacity-building and other related projects as a ceremony was held yesterday to mark International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.