The UN has been allowed to deliver humanitarian aid to the Kachin rebel headquarters in northern Burma for the first time since December 2011, but a spokesperson warned that it will not be enough.
Australia will donate USD$ 2.5 million in humanitarian assistance to Burma. The money will be split between providing emergency relief for displaced people in Arakan and Kachin states.
Up to 15,000 refugees unable to access humanitarian aid or legal protection as China continues to deny their existence
EU development commissioner Andris Piebalgs says ‘no one doubts’ sincerity of government, but urges continued scrutiny of reforms
Foreign aid chief Andris Piebalgs will become first EU official to meet with President Thein Sein when he arrives Saturday
Retreating Burmese troops still pose a danger to Kachin refugees keen to return home as conditions in border camps worsen
EU could channel $US197 million to Burma to encourage greater reform after dropping visa ban on president and vice presidents
Refugees International urges the international community to expand operations in Burma by ‘removing barriers’ that hinder assistance
Aid package will allocate £10 million to establishing microfinance schemes in the border regions that UK says will see quick results
Burma government allows UN team to bring aid to thousands of Kachin refugees who have been holed up in the town of Laiza
First tangible sign of US support for new Burmese government announced as Secretary Clinton departs Rangoon following visit