Many IDPs trapped as army puts besieged villages in township’s rural areas under lockdown due to heavy fighting with AA, lawmakers and residents say.
On this day in 1993, Daw M Yaw Nam was awarded the ICRC’s Florence Nightingale Medal in recognition of her courage in treating hundreds of combatants and refugees in Shan State. She
One truck hit but driver unhurt; convoy was traveling at night despite a curfew in the area; military accuses AA of detonating device but group denies claim.
Self-described humanitarian aid group, which Tatmadaw accuses of training EAOs, says it is already helping IDPs in Rakhine.
About 100 demonstrators gather outside Myanmar Embassy, call for independent probe of possible war crimes over detainee deaths
The proposal was submitted to Naypyitaw after calls for more aid by a number of influential monks and civil society groups in Rakhine State.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
Ministers have yet to disburse funds to area’s 10,000 IDPs, despite green light from state parliament
Sick children are among the group, who lack food and shelter; they claim Tatmadaw torched their homes, aid worker says.
Children are being raised by the SAW organization; many were abandoned at Mae Tao Clinic or the public hospital in Mae Sot.
More than 5,000 people displaced by clashes between Myanmar military, Arakan Army are without proper shelter
Mae Tao Clinic chief honored for her work providing maternal healthcare near Karen State conflict zone
ICRC failing to provide humanitarian assistance to non-Muslim minorities in Rakhine, protesters say.
Lower House member from Shan State sought to draw attention to civilians’ suffering