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Myanmar (Burma):Worst Army Attacks in Years Displace Thousands. A Profile of the Internal Displacement Situation

... investment sites rather than resettling only those villagers residing in projected flood zones. ... two years running due to droughts when they need rain, followed by floods once the crop is planted. ...

10 May 2006 | Publisher: Norwegian Refugee Council/Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (NRC/IDMC) | Document type: Country Reports

Forced Migration and the Myanmar Peace Process

... typology of forced migration in Myanmar, designated three types of IDP: 14 In other cases, they are displaced by natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods, or – less dramatically – by drought. ...

February 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Country Policy and Information Note - Burma: Critics of the Government

... date accessed 21 February 2017 Page 15 of 38 who alleged that a local administrator was stealing flood relief are among the many others facing prosecution.’ 29 See also Journalists, writers and ...

12 March 2017 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Home Office | Document type: Country Reports

Internal Displacement and Protection in Eastern Burma

... This reflects the government’s focus on securing investment sites rather than resettling only those villagers residing in projected flood zones. Land confiscation, rather than forced relocation per ...

October 2005 | Publisher: The Border Consortium (TBC) | Document type: Country Reports

Myanmar's Peace Process: Getting to a Political Dialogue

... irritants such as Myanmar’s intrusion into Chinese airspace in 2015 to attack the MNDAA, a flood of refugees into China and Naypyitaw’s invita- tion to Japan and the West to become involved in ...

19 October 2016 | Publisher: International Crisis Group (ICG) | Document type: Country Reports

Lives on Hold: Making sure no child is left behind in Myanmar

... In addition, the region is prone to cyclones, floods and earthquakes. vi Implementing Commission proposals “will benefit children from all communities” The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, ...

May 2017 | Publisher: UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) | Document type: Country Reports

Myanmar: The Role of Civil Society

... The use of the pre- colonial expression that rulers are one of the five enemies to be avoided (along with fire, floods, thieves, and malevolent people) reflects a generally fearful and negative ...

6 December 2001 | Publisher: International Crisis Group (ICG) | Document type: Country Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2003 - Burma

... that ownership of small radio receivers increased significantly over recent years due to government relaxation of import restrictions, which allowed affordable Chinese-made radios to flood the market. ...

25 February 2004 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

Paradise Lost? The Suppression of Environmental Rights and Freedom of Expression in Burma

... But such free debate is impossible in Burma, which would be at the centre of floods that would threaten to submerge many of the plains areas in this remote mountain region. Not only could thousands of ...

15 September 1994 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Country Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2004 - Burma

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor February 28, 2005 Since 1962, Burma has been ruled by a succession of highly authoritarian military regimes dominated by the majority ...

28 February 2005 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

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