The Burmese government seeks to shore up support for its handling of the ongoing crisis in Arakan State at a press conference delivered by one of the country’s top security officials.
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Restoring citizenship rights for more than 800,000 stateless people in Arakan State is the “key issue” the United Nations wants resolved.
UNOCHA says it deplores the “increasingly desperate” conditions in Arakan State, after the suspension of most humanitarian work in March. The UN humanitarian affairs office said that the suspension emphasizes[…]
UNOCHA claims hundreds of thousands of people in IDP camps and isolated villages in Arakan State have already been affected by the disruption to humanitarian aid services caused by the[…]
DVB’s Aye Nai spoke to a Rohingya man from Natchaung Camp in Pauktaw who witnessed the sinking of several boats carrying over 100 Rohingya escaping the path of Cyclone Mahasen[…]
The international community, including the UN, should recognise that one relief convoy to Laiza is not a sufficient solution to the humanitarian problems in Kachin state
Report finds evidence that the thousands of Kachin war victims not being supported by the UN are in desperate need of aid
The failure of UN agencies in Burma to acknowledge the full extent of the refugee crisis in northern Burma means that 20,000 war victims will continue to go hungry
July 15, 2009 (DVB), Various United Nations agencies have been providing aid to victims of the landslide last week in northern Burma's Kachin state that they say has left 24[…]
July 3, 2009 (DVB), Aid workers attempting to enter Burma are experiencing increasing difficulties in obtaining visas following a change in protocol which gives sole authority on visa applications for[…]
June 17, 2009 (DVB), Burma has the world's third largest population of stateless persons according to the UN refugee agency, while at the same time Burmese refugees were last year[…]