Foreign aid groups had previously been denied access to shelters amid ongoing clashes between government security forces and armed mobs.
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The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) in Burma is facing a funding shortfall of $51 million to meet all the needs till the end of 2016.
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“We are cooperating and inviting international assistance. We have started contacting possible donor organizations and countries,” said Ye Htut.
Chin political parties urge President Thein Sein to order airlifts of emergency food aid to affected areas.