“The Myanmar Tatmadaw [armed forces] consistently hinders food transportation to the most needed area in Kachin State,” says JST.
Waters have receded in many of the areas that were worst hit by deadly flooding and landslides that have now affected over one million people across Burma.
Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss potential pitfalls that can arise from a reliance on foreign aid.
Children in Arakan’s IDP camps are becoming malnourished as UN aid agencies and INGOs struggle to resume operations in the violence-plagued state.
Burma vows to protect aid workers in Arakan State after a briefing by the Arakan Commission concluded the government’s response to the violence was “sluggish”.