Diplomats on a mission to northern Arakan State say the government has agreed to allow a resumption of aid to the region.
Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi is coming under growing criticism as she departs today on her second overseas trip since the crisis in Arakan State began last month.
Rohingya Muslims say Burmese soldiers raped or sexually assaulted dozens of women during the biggest upsurge in violence against the group in four years.
A military operation in northwestern Burma has killed more people than official reports have acknowledged, according to rights groups monitoring the situation.
Violence in Arakan State is stopping aid agencies from delivering food and medicines, a United Nations official said on Tuesday.
Burma’s government says a group inspired by Islamist militants was behind recent attacks on police border posts in Arakan State.