Myanmar

Stories

  • Challenging Gender Stereotypes – Driving Change in Myanmar

    08/03/2017 — Myanmar

    When WFP in Myanmar informed Ms Khin La Pyae Won Myint Aung that she was selected for the position of driver in the WFP Country Office in Yangon, it was a dream come true. She

  • Myanmar: Five Months After The Floods

    01/01/2016 — Myanmar

    In July and August 2015 Myanmar suffered the worst landslides and flooding in recent decades after unusually heavy monsoon rains, and exposure to Cyclone Komen, which passed by the country’s southern coast. More than 9 million people have

  • Myanmar Floods: Affected Communities Count The Cost

    18/12/2015 — Myanmar

    In July and August 2015 floods and landslides in Myanmar affected more than 9 million people and displaced 1.7 million from their homes. More than 500,000 ha of rice fields were destroyed and 250,000 livestock

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  • 11/11/2013 — Myanmar

    Myanmar: Displaced Families In Rakhine State Need Food Assistance

    WFP has been providing food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine state, in Myanmar, since the outbreak of violence there in June 2012. Currently, WFP reaches 142,000 people per month in and around Sittwe but needs US$13 million to continue providing life-saving food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine over the next six months.

  • 25/10/2013 — Myanmar SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP In Myanmar (For The Media)

    WFP needs US$13 million to continue providing life-saving food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine over the next six months.

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Publications

  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • Market Analysis Guidelines

    Market Analysis Guidelines
    Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the...

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