Myanmar Child Protection Working Group - Emergency Preparedness and Planning 2020/21

Myanmar has been experiencing Civil war since independence with this affecting selected parts of the country at different times and with different drivers. The HRP 2020 pointed out factors including armed conflict, inter-communal violence and natural hazards as drivers for humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable in Myanmar resulting into displacements, distraction of life and property and other humanitarian consequences leaving a total of almost one million people in need currently. With the advent of COVID-19, these needs have taken an additional toll on humanitarian assistance available. The HRP addendum 2020 identifies total of nearly one million (950,861) People in Need (PIN) with at least 37% of these being children.