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Earthquake Risk Assessment of Mandalay City, Myanmar

Peeranan Towashiraporn, Eds.: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), (2012)

This presentation provides an earthquake risk assessment of Mandalay city in Myanmar. It identifies areas of potentially high seismic risk, which will allow national and local authorities to make plans to mitigate the risk, to allocate resources, and plan for emergency responses accordingly, ultimately leading to a safer community.“Ear...

HCT Myanmar – Inter-agency Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) Plan (June 2017)

Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), Myanmar, (2017)

The ERP approach seeks to improve effectiveness by reducing both time and effort, enhancing predictability through establishing predefined roles, responsibilities and coordination mechanisms. The Emergency Response Preparedness Plan (ERPP) has four main components: i) Risk Assessment, ii) Minimum Preparedness Actions, iii) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and iv) Contingency Plans for the initial emergency response. Besides these four elements, the preparedness package also includes the updated Multi-Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) methodology, the Scenario Plan for a cyclone in Ayeyawaddy as well as the key documents for cash transfer programming in new emergencies.

Annex 1 – ERPP Contingency Plan: Cyclone in Rakhine State

Myanmar Humanitarian Country Team , (2015)

Myanmar is prone to natural disasters with cyclone being one of the more frequent and devastating risks. Rakhine State is located in coastal area of Myanmar with high probability to be affected by a cyclone, prompting the need for a specific contingency plan to respond in the case of a large sale disaster.
This contingency plan identifies the most probable scenario, its humanitarian consequences and response needs, capacity and gaps as well as government and humanitarian organizations coordination mechanism in place at national and local levels. The plan also describes sector/cluster operational plans including estimation of possible resources needed in order to response to the disaster.

Inter Agency Emergency Response Preparedness Plan (ERPP) MYANMAR. Updated June 2015

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2015)

Myanmar is prone to various natural hazards that include earthquakes, floods, cyclones, droughts, fires, tsunamis, some of whichhave the potential to impact large numbers of people. In the event that large numbers of people are affected(such as was the case in 2008 following cyclone Nargis), the government may decide to request international assistance to respond to the disaster. The overall goal of the ERPP is to mitigate the impact of disasters and save as many lives as possible from preventable causes. It aims to ensure that effective and timely assistance is provided to people in need through effective coordination and communication on emergency preparedness and humanitarian response between members of the HCTin Myanmar. The approach has been developed in collaboration with the Government, to facilitate a coordinated and effective support to people affected by humanitarian crises.

Provision of Primary Healthcare among Internally Displaced Persons and Vulnerable Populations of Burma

Back Pack Health Worker Team (BPHWT), (2016)

Project Programs:
A. Medical Care Program
B. Community Health Promotion and Prevention Program
C. Maternal and Child Health Program
Target Population: 228,000 people living within the Mon, Kayah, Kayan, Karen,Shan, Kachin, Pa O, Chin and Arakan areas
Project Duration:January to December 2016

Myanmar Humanitarian News Digest - June 2018

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2018)

The Humanitarian News Digest is a monthly compilation of links to reports, web stories, press releases, and other public products published online by organizations with humanitarian operations in Myanmar.

Abuses and Denial of Aid Endangering Ethnic Minorities in Northern Myanmar

Refugees International, (2018)

In northern Myanmar, nearly 100,000 people continue to live in displacement camps in Kachin and northern Shan States. Most were first displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and the Kachin Independence Army in 2011, and many have been displaced multiple times, including in recent months. Approaching seven years of displacement, and despite ongoing and often increasing needs, displaced persons in northern Myanmar face decreasing aid and protection services. Over the past two years, the Government of Myanmar has dramatically increased restrictions on delivery of aid to this displaced population at the same time that the overall amount of aid provided by international donors has decreased.

Myanmar Humanitarian News Digest - March 2018

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, (2018)

The Humanitarian News Digest is a monthly compilation of links to reports, web stories, press releases, and other public products published online by organizations with humanitarian operations in Myanmar. The content and views expressed in these publications do not necessarily reflect the views of OCHA.

Housing, Land and Property Rights and Peace Agreements: Guidance for the Myanmar Peace Process

Norwegian Refugee Council, UNHCR, (2018)

This publication explores how housing, land and property rights issues have been addressed in peace agreements concluded over the past three decades. It provides practical guidance for peace negotiators on all sides in Myanmar and outlines how addressing these rights in the peace process will build the groundwork needed for an eventual peace agreement or agreements in the country.

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