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Internal displacement in eastern Burma

Internal displacement in eastern Burma

2006 survey : with field research and situation updates

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Published by Thailand Burma Border Consortium in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internally displaced persons -- Burma,
  • Forced migration -- Burma

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Committe for Internally Displaced Karen People ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCommittee for Internally Displaced Karen People (Thailand), Thailand Burma Border Consortium.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV640.5.B93 I56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24072085M
    LC Control Number2007322407

    Once a royal kingdom and then part of the British Empire, Burma long held sway in the Western imagination as a mythic place of great beauty. In recent times, Burma has been torn apart and isolated by one of the most brutal dictatorships in the world. Now, Zoya of the, a young member ofthe Karen tribe in Burma, bravely comes forward with her astonishingly vivid story of growing up in the. Aung Lynn Htut, a former counter intelligence officer now living in the US, said the massive internal displacement in eastern Burma is directly related to the “Four Cuts” strategy, which was known in the far south of Burma as “No Man's Land” policy during operations in the s, directly commanded by the office of the commander-in-chief.

    Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field. Abstract Ethnic populations in eastern Burma are the target of military policies that result in forced labour, destruction of food supplies, and massive forced displacement. Despite international assistance to Burmese refugees along the Thai–Burma border, traditional humanitarian models have failed to reach these internally displaced persons (IDPs) within Burma.

    For more detailed information on conflict and HRVs in specific areas in eastern Burma (Shan, Karenni, Karen, and Mon states as well as Tenasserim and Pegu Region); TBC (). Internal Displacement and International Law in Eastern Burma. Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments (Annual), Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Internal Displacement in Eastern Burma (Annual Surveys), Thailand Burma Border Consortium,


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Internal displacement in eastern Burma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eastern Burma. The Thailand Burma Border Consortium – an alliance of NGOs working together with displaced people of Burma to respond to humanitarian needs – estimates that in eastern Burma a million people have been internally displaced over the past decade.

Of the estimatedrefugees in Thailand, aroundare in refugee camps. Most IDPs in eastern Burma have been forced to flee their homes due to the same reasons as refugees; armed conflicts between ethnic armed groups and government forces and the grave human rights violations and war crimes committed primarily by the Burma Army (for more information, see Human Rights Violations).Particularly in Internal displacement in eastern Burma book ethnic outlying areas adjacent to Thailand, Burma Army has.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: "In September the Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC), formerly the Burmese Border Consortium, compiled a report “Internally Displaced People and Relocation Sites in Eastern Burma”.

The report was written because although the Royal Thai Government was reluctant to accept more refugees and believed repatriation should occur as soon as conditions were.

Since that time, the nature and scale of internal displacement in eastern Burma has been generally acknowledged, and humanitarian agencies based in Burma have been increasingly requesting and. TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1. Food Security from a Rights-based Perspective; 2. Local Observations from the States and Divisions of Eastern Burma: Tenasserim Division (Committee for Internally Displaced Karen Persons); Mon State (Mon Relief and Development Committee); Karen State (Karen Human Rights Group) Eastern Pegu Division (Karen Office of Relief and.

BOSSON, A. () ‘Forced mi gration/internal displacement in Burma - with an emphasis on government- controlled areas’, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

The present report looks at internal displacement/forced migration in the whole of the country. It takes the TBBC IDP survey for Eastern Burma, which provided the fig-ure ofas the best available description of internal displacement in Central and Southern Shan State, Karen State, Karenni State, Mon State, Tenasserim Division and.

Category: Armed conflict and peace-building in Burma - theoretical, strategic and general, Burma: Internal displacement/forced migration of several ethnic groups., Burma Action Groups, Expatriate Groups, Round Tables etc., Internal displacement/forced migration: specialist organisations and resources, Backpack medics and other health projects.

* „Burma‟ and „Myanmar‟ are used interchangeably in this report, as are the corresponding place names for other towns, states and „South East‟ terminology is more precise than previous TBBC reports about „eastern Burma/Myanmar‟, but covers a. 2 protracted displacement and chronic poverty in eastern burma / myanmar Offi cial data suggests that northern Shan State suffers from food insecurity more than most regions in Burma, but this survey fi nds the situation in south eastern.

The Border Consortium (TBC), a non-profit, non-governmental organisation, is an alliance of partners working together with displaced and conflict-affected people of Burma/Myanmar to address humanitarian needs and to support community-driven solutions in pursuit of peace and development.

TBC is the main provider of food, shelter and other forms of support to approximat refugees from. If solutions to internal conflicts are to be reinforced by international efforts, the new world order will have to be conceived on the basis of peace and security of people.

Maintaining peace and security among states must encompass the prevention and solution of internal conflicts which bring human tragedies and massive displacement of people. The internal conflict in Myanmar is a series of insurgencies in Myanmar that began shortly after the country, then known as Burma, gained independence from the United Kingdom in The conflict has largely been ethnic-based, with several ethnic armed groups fighting Myanmar's armed forces, the Tatmadaw, for e numerous ceasefires and the creation of autonomous self.

In eastern Burma, there are limited data on health demographics and patterns of health care delivery. In a new paper published in this issue of PLoS Medicine, Luke Mullany and colleagues present results of a retrospective household survey to better characterize the relationships between access to care, health status, and human rights.

Internal displacement in eastern Burma - survey. Report. and the daily struggle for survival is every bit as much a shocking reality for the internally displaced communities of eastern Burma.

Burmese Border Consortium, Reclaiming the Right to Rice: Food Security and Internal Displacement in Eastern Burma (Bangkok: Wanida Press ) p.3; A. South, Mon Nationalism and the Civil War in Burma:The Golden Sheldrake (London: Routledge/Curzon ). Sincerenewed fighting between the Myanmar (Burma) military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has precipitated the internal displacement of more thanvillagers at Kachin state in northern Myanmar.

The internally displaced persons include Kachin, Shan people and other ethnic groups who live in Kachin state (henceforth Kachin. The report said the internal displacement in eastern Burma reflects the Burmese army’s expansion of its counter-insurgency strategy into new territories after a series of strategic gains.

Internal displacement is also occurring in ceasefire areas, caused by land confiscation and other abuses by the Burmese army, according to the report. The Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC) has been collaborating with ethnic community-based organisations to document the characteristics of internal displacement in eastern Burma since During this period there has been increasing debate about whether violations of human rights and humanitarian law in eastern Burma constitute an.

Population. In late there were an estimatedinternally displaced persons (IDPs) in eastern Burma, and at least villages had been destroyed, forcibly displaced or abandoned in the prior two years [].Conservative estimates of ongoing displacement suggest that an additionalpeople and villages were forced to move in the two years subsequent to the report [].

the report Internal Displacement and Protection in Eastern Burma2, in which they estimated that in there wereIDPs living in hiding in Karen State and eastern Pegu Division, with o of these in Toungoo district.3 Recent reports by the Free Burma Rangers (FBR)4 now estimate there to be approximat newly displaced.

By Saw Yan Naing 20 June Myanmar’s internal conflicts leftrefugees andinternally displaced persons (IDPs) by the end ofaccording to the UN’s refugee agency in Asia spokesperson Vivian Tan, adding to increasing global displacement worldwide.

(1.) Thai Burma Border Consortium. Internal Displacement in Eastern Burma: Survey. TBBC, November (2.) Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in Geneva, Switzerland: Norwegian Refugee Council, (3.).