In Myanmar, the ICRC works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict in the northeast of the country and inter-communal violence in Rakhine State.
The organization also visits places of detention. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

In numbers

from August to September 2017

  • 412,000
    people estimated to have fled violence in northern area of Rakhine, Myanmar into Bangladesh.
  • 4,100
    water bottles distributed to affected communities.
  • 40
    shelter and tarpaulins kits contributed to affected households.
  • 267
    hygiene kits contributed to affected households.
  • 40
    emergency latrines constructed and provided 10 emergency latrine kits

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