The Myanmar government’s refusal to allow aid workers access to parts of embattled Rakhine State is costing the lives of their own citizens, Mueller says.
Health organizations in ethnic areas lack funding, access to medicine and skilled personnel and are requesting a return of support from INGOs which have largely left their areas.
New restrictions on aid activities in the area affect pre-existing programs which had been giving vital healthcare, water, education and emergency services to those in need.
Chinese President Xi told Cambodian PM Hun Sen he would push bilateral trade to $10 billion and strengthen political, economic and security cooperation between the countries.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi wraps up Mekong Summit with praise for Japan’s ‘understanding’ on Rohingya crisis
Fortify Rights launched its report regarding human rights violations against displaced civilians in Kachin State and northern Shan State on Thursday.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
The grant-based support will address the needs of Rohingya refugees including health, education, water, sanitation and social protection.
The social welfare, relief and resettlement ministry is designing a plan to close IDP camps in Rakhine, Kachin, Shan and Karen states, where more than 160,000 IDPs are sheltering.
US govt aid chief says refugees are fearful and while they want to return, they are asking for their rights and security to be guaranteed before making the decision to come back.