November 27, 2023

Myanmar: humanitarian impacts of recent clashes
Since the end of October 2023, fighting between ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) and the Myanmar Armed Forces (MAF) has escalated in several states across the country. 

Key considerations:The assault, which the Alliance is calling Operation 1027, appears to have prompted other EAOs and People’s Defence Forces (PDFs) to launch attacks in other states, including Sagaing in the northwest; eastern Bago, Kayah, Kayin, Mon, and southern Shan in the southeast; Mandalay in the centre; and Chin, Magway, and Rakhine in the west.
 As at 21 November, the escalation of fighting had displaced more than 286,000 people, killed 187 and injured 246 others in affected states.
 Priority needs include cash assistance, food, shelter, NFIs, basic health services and protection support.
 Partly because of significant access constraints, comprehensive informationon the location, timing, and humanitarian impact of attacks in different states is not available
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