Around 15 villages in Kachin State’s Hsawlaw Township are facing food shortages following landslides triggered by heavy rains on the weekend.
Chin political parties urge President Thein Sein to order airlifts of emergency food aid to affected areas.
Thousands of refugees at camps in northern Kachin State are facing food shortages since the state government blocked aid deliveries at the end of October.
Children in Arakan’s IDP camps are becoming malnourished as UN aid agencies and INGOs struggle to resume operations in the violence-plagued state.
Dozens of villages in Thantlang, Matupi and Paletwa townships are facing renewed food shortages following bad weather conditions and low yields of harvest.