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2016

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2016

UNITED NATIONS AND PARTNERS

HUMANITARIAN COUNTRY TEAM

DEC 2015

MYANMAR

Photo: ©UNICEF Myanmar/2015/Kyaw Kyaw Winn

PART I: 

TOTAL POPULATION OF MYANMAR

PEOPLE LIVING IN CONFLICT AREAS

BHUTAN

PEOPLE TARGETED

includes 460,000

includes 460,000

affected by 2015 floods

affected by 2015 floods

1,020,000 1,020,000

51.4M 8.5M Indian Line

PEOPLE IN NEED

REQUIREMENTS (US$) MILLIONS

$190

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Chinese Line

ut Bhramap

ra

KACHIN

CHINA

INDIA

y

KACHIN/SHAN

add

96,400

Irr

aw

SAGAING

SAGAING

BANGLADESH

SHAN

CHIN

M YA N M A R

35,000

MANDALAY

RAKHINE

VIET NAM Salween

02

74,400

CHIN

ng ko Me

MAGWAY

LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

38,200

56,600 RAKHINE

RAKHINE

MAGWAY

NAY PYI TAW

143,900

KAYAH

BAGO

BAGO B ay of B engal

100,800

AYEYARWADY

154,400

KAYIN r Ph ao Ch

AYEYARWADY

YANGON

THAILAND

ay a

MON

Internally displaced people (in camps/host families)

Flood-affected people

(requiring targeted support in the food security sector for about 6 months)

South-eastern Myanmar

Humanitarian needs in South-eastern Myanmar are addressed separately, outside the scope of this plan.

TANINTHARYI

CAMBODIA

PART I: Foreword by the humanitarian coordinator

FOREWORD BY

THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR The landmark election of November 2015 ushers in a new chapter in Myanmar’s democratic journey. The peace process is also at an important juncture, with a new process of political dialogue starting up as a result of the nationwide ceasefire agreement that was signed by the Government with eight ethnic armed groups in October 2015. As the country continues its democratic transition and its political and economic reforms, the humanitarian and development community must be ready to adapt its strategies and activities in line with the rapidly evolving situation. Myanmar continues to face many humanitarian needs. With close to a quarter of a million displaced people in camps in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states, and with many other women and men, girls and boys, young people and elderly people vulnerable as a result of ongoing conflict or restrictions on their freedom of movement, it is clear that there are still big challenges ahead. The devastating floods in 2015 also reminded us of Myanmar’s vulnerability to natural disasters and we must make it a priority to strengthen disaster risk reduction, to enhance the resilience of communities, and to help Myanmar prepare for and respond to new emergencies.

these approaches. A more comprehensive international response, driven by a robust political engagement to help the Government and people of Myanmar address the root causes of crises, find durable solutions for displaced people, and avoid long-term dependency on humanitarian aid, is at the heart of a current effort by the international community at country level. The 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan is part of a broader engagement by the United Nations and its partners in Myanmar to ensure that civilians are protected, to help build peace and to support recovery and longer-term development. This plan represents a light re