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Myanmar's election chief vows free and fair elections

nationwide are still suffering from the recent floods which wiped out infrastructure and homes. ... Some political leaders have expressed concern about the government's flood relief activities in ...

2 September 2015 | Publisher: Radio Free Asia | Document type: Country News

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

... Polling was carried out across most of the country, including in areas that were affected by floods. ... 460,000 people affected by floods and others affected by armed conflict or intercommunal tensions. ...

5 August 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Myanmar must look beyond 'flawed' report to stop cycle of Buddhist-Muslim violence

... starts in May, as heavy rains threaten to flood certain internally displaced person (IDP) ... "Immediate arrangements must be made for the displaced living in flood-prone areas to avoid a ...

30 April 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Attacks on the Press in 2001 - Burma

Journalists from some of these publications told CPJ during a visit that they are prevented from covering floods, natural disasters, or fires. They must frequently scrap entire print runs of their ...

February 2002 | Publisher: Committee to Protect Journalists | Document type: Annual Reports

Independent UN expert warns of significant human rights shortcomings in Myanmar

120,000 people who remain in camps for the internally displaced in Rakhine and to begin their relocation into integrated communities before the start of the rainy season, which will flood many camps. ...

11 March 2013 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Myanmar resumes air strikes against Kokang rebels

... that the camp could be hit by a flood when the rainy season begins," Li said. "There are many children and elderly people in the refugee camp and flood water is too dangerous for them – ...

20 March 2015 | Publisher: Radio Free Asia | Document type: Country News

UN scales up response as 270,000 flee Myanmar into Bangladesh in two weeks

Separately, the UN Central Emergency Response Fund yesterday also announced a further $7 million to help the thousands of destitute people who continue to flood into Bangladesh. Most of the people now ...

8 September 2017 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

Malnutrition stalks Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

... Heavy rainfalls and the resulting floods exacerbate the problem; in overcrowded settlements with little basic infrastructure, a heavy rain can flush through the camps and flood latrines. Rohingya ...

9 October 2017 | Publisher: IRIN | Document type: Country News

In northern Myanmar, a long-forgotten conflict flares out of view

The tent she now lives in with her family is sweltering during the day and frigid during the northern nights. Her makeshift home floods during monsoon rains. "But at least here we are safe," Doi Ra ...

18 January 2018 | Publisher: IRIN | Document type: Country News

Rohingya refugees face immense health needs; UN scales up support ahead of monsoon season

... including encouraging those most at risk of floods and landslides to relocate to other areas. ... likely to be affected by landslides, floods or cyclones, and analyzing community coping ...

20 February 2018 | Publisher: UN News Service | Document type: Country News

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