publication . Article . 2008

Carving out humanitarian space

Jean-François Durieux; Sivanka Dhanapala;
Open Access Arabic
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: Forced Migration Review (issn: 1460-9819, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Oxford
Abstract
Agencies working inside Myanmar to assist forcibly displacedpeople work within an extremely constricted operationalenvironment. Despite occasional glimmers of hope, carvingout sufficient humanitarian space to meet urgent needsremains an uphill struggle.
Subjects
free text keywords: forced migration, asylum, refugee, displacement, Burma, Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, HN1-995
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Relocation Sites, Hiding Areas & Ceasefire Areas in Eastern Burma, 2007 1. The UNCT comprises FAO, ILO, IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UNOPS, WFP and WHO.

2. Ministry of Foreign Afairs, Response to the Statement of the UNCT in Myanmar, 31 October 2007.

3. Ashley South 'Burma: The Changing Nature of Displacement Crises', RSC Working Paper 39, Feb 2007: www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/PDFs/WP39%20Burma%20AS.pdf 4. Wherever there is a Humanitarian Coordinator, OCHA requires that there should also be an inter-agency coordination commitee modelled on the IASC ( www.

5. 'Internal Displacement and Protection in Eastern Burma', 2005: www.tbbc.org/idps/report-2005-idpenglish.pdf

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