• Crisis Severity ?
    1.9
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Impact ?
    2.1
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Humanitarian Conditions ?
    1.5
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Complexity ?
    2.5
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Access Constraints ?
     
    No constraints
    Extreme constraints

Key figures

  • 2,306,000 People affected [?]
  • 117,000 People displaced [?]
  • 216,000 People in Need [?]

Overview

21/05/2019

Humanitarian needs in Kachin and Shan states are driven by conflict between various ethnic armed organisations fighting for self-determination (Kachin Independence Organisation/Army in Kachin; in Shan, the Restoration Council for Shan State, Shan State Progress Party, and Ta’Ang National Liberation Army) and the Myanmar Army?

More than 106,000 people are internally displaced in northern Shan and Kachin due to conflict. Of those, almost 38,000 people live in non-government-controlled areas, where humanitarian access is limited or restricted. IDPs are in need of food, nutrition, shelter, water, health and education assistance.?

Latest Developments

21/05/2019

No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysts.

Humanitarian Access

21/05/2019

Humanitarian access has decreased in Myanmar overall. In Kachin and Shan states, ongoing violence has restricted access, affecting particularly the delivery of non-food items, assistance to improve the living conditions, and protection support.