Although the cessation of international aid had been projected 18 months ago, the KNU has appealed for international groups to continue funding until peace prevails in the region.
Australia’s ambassador to Burma said that the focus of the funding “is to improve the conditions for the voluntary return of refugees”.
UK Ambassador Andrew Patrick talks to DVB about how the UK has supported Burma’s democratic transition and the challanges that remain for the election.
“We are cooperating and inviting international assistance. We have started contacting possible donor organizations and countries,” said Ye Htut.
In the wake of this summer’s sectarian violence in western Burma, Bangaldesh have continued their policy of denying the Rohingya refugees of their basic rights and are preventing NGOs from…