ACAPS OVERVIEW

Overview

The humanitarian situation in Myanmar is driven by longstanding localised conflicts in rural areas between Myanmar’s armed forces (the Tatmadaw) and various insurgent groups, including militias and ethnic armed organisations. The ethnically diverse population of Myanmar has been under military rule from 1962 until 2011, and the military has since shared power with the government as per the 2008 constitution. On 1 February 2021, the Tatmadaw staged a military coup, declaring fraud in the November 2020 multiparty general election won by the National League for Democracy. Over 268,000 people have been internally displaced in Myanmar since 1 February. 14.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in 2022. More than 1.6 million IDPs and refugees remain in protracted conflict-led displacement in Chin, Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan states in Myanmar and in Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Thailand.?

Protection is a key concern across Myanmar as armed conflict and violations of international humanitarian law by the Tatmadaw and armed groups continue to affect civilians. Access to basic services is limited and livelihoods are threatened by conflict and lack of economic opportunities, particularly for the stateless Rohingya in Rakhine and for IDPs living in non-government controlled areas in northern Shan.?

INFORM measures Myanmar's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster to be high, at 6.3/10.?

Latest Developments

The combination of COVID-19, socioeconomic and political instability since the February 2021 military coup, and increased conflict have contributed to a complex crisis affecting people across the country. Access to food is expected to deteriorate and an estimated 13 million people are projected to be food insecure in 2022. Other main needs are identified in the areas of  protection, WASH, education, health, nutrition, and shelter -- including for internally displaced people. Anti-coup armed resistance formed in May 2021 continues to clash with the military. Conflict has spread to new regions and is particularly concentrated in the southeast and northwest, causing a rise in displacement and needs. An additional 406,000 people are living in a situation of internal displacement since the coup. Returns for both IDPs and refugees, including Rohingyas, remain uncertain. ?

Key Figures

Total population
52,240,000
People affected
5,314,000
People displaced
1,735,000
People in Need
3,695,000
Key figures are for the entire response and are not CCCM-specific.

INFORM Global Crisis Severity Index

Crisis Severity: 4

Impact: 4.2

Humanitarian Conditions: 3.7

Complexity: 4.2

Access Constraints: 4

The above scale is from 0 (Very low) to 5 (Very high)
Information courtesy of ACAPS. https://www.acaps.org/
Response Overview
 
   

Key Figures - 2021 HPC

     
348,276
People
in need
   
326,313
People targeted
   
-
People
reached
   
-
Partners
   
-
Projects
   
$36.8m
Funding required
   

Objectives

  1. IDPs receive protection from the elements to support their dignity, security and privacy through provision of non-food-items (NFIs) and emergency, temporary or semi-permanent shelter support where appropriate.
  2. IDPs receive protection from the elements to support their dignity, security and privacy through provision of non-food-items (NFIs) and emergency, temporary or semi-permanent shelter support where appropriate.
  3. Quality of life of IDPs is improved through support management and service provision in IDP camps.
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HDX datasets

9 Common Operating Datasets or CCCM-tagged datsets are on the Humanitarian Data Exchange: