On Myanmar visit, UN envoy meets civilians uprooted by Rakhine violence

A United Nations envoy, Vijay Nambiar, has wrapped up a visit to Myanmar during which he was able to meet with people displaced by the inter-communal violence this year in Rakhine state, as well as discuss with the Government how to address the problems facing the communities there.

UN relief chief asks Myanmar Government to allow aid deliveries in off-limits area

On a visit to Myanmar, the top United Nations relief official said today the UN’s humanitarian arm is seeking the Government’s permission to access people driven from their homes in parts of the country’s north, in addition to asking for international donor support for people displaced by ethnic inter-communal violence in the west.

Myanmar: UN official urges stepped-up efforts to address humanitarian issues causing instability

The United Nations humanitarian chief today called on the Government of Myanmar to work with the world body and its partners to increase efforts to address the humanitarian issues that are causing continued instability in the country.

Top UN relief official calls on Myanmar’s leaders to support humanitarian efforts

On a visit to a Myanmar state wracked by inter-communal violence, the top United Nations relief official today called on the country’s leaders to support UN and other humanitarian efforts in the region.