CERF allocates nearly $5 million in assistance to IDPs in Myanmar

Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

29 April 2013: Since June 2012, an inter-communal conflict has taken place in Rakhine state in Myanmar, causing the internal displacement of some 140,000 people. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in IDP camps across the nine townships (Kyauktaw, Kyauk Phyu, Minbya, Mrauk-U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Ramree, Rathedaung and Sittwe) in Rakhine state.

Myanmar 2014

Years of conflict and unresolved ethnic differences have contributed to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people within Myanmar and to neighboring countries. Humanitarian needs, mainly related to violence and conflict, are most pronounced in Kachin and Rakhine States. 

CERF allocates nearly $5 million in assistance to IDPs in Myanmar

Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

29 April 2013: Since June 2012, an inter-communal conflict has taken place in Rakhine state in Myanmar, causing the internal displacement of some 140,000 people. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in IDP camps across the nine townships (Kyauktaw, Kyauk Phyu, Minbya, Mrauk-U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Ramree, Rathedaung and Sittwe) in Rakhine state.

Myanmar 2011

CERF has allocated $3 million to underfunded emergency programmes in Myanmar

In 2011, an estimated 35 million people benefited from CERF underfunded emergency allocations in 20 countries and territories.

Over $144 million was disbursed to 185 UN projects in countries with unmet needs.

Myanmar 2012

CERF provides US$5.3 million for conflict-affected people in Myanmar

26 November 2012: Violence erupted in Rakhine state, Myanmar, in June 2012 and resumed on 21 October. This latest outbreak of violence has directly affected people in the townships of Kyauk Phyu, Kyauktaw, Minbya, Mrauk U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Ramree and Rathedaung.

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