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UN: Burma Still Need Donor Assistance for Victims of Rakhine

One refugee shelters Thet Pyin Kae outside the city of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Burma (Photo: dock). The UN says it is still needed about $ 41 million to meet the needs of assistance for the refugees until June 2013.

UN humanitarian coordinator in Burma, Ashok Nigam, on Wednesday night (21/11) said that it is still about $ 41 million more is needed to meet humanitarian needs in Burma until June 2013.

The United Nations (UN) said millions of dollars in humanitarian aid is needed to help more than 110,000 people displaced by violence in Rakhine State, Burma, conflict-ridden. 
UN humanitarian coordinator in Burma, Ashok Nigam, said Wednesday night that the donor has given $ 27 million, but still about $ 41 million more is needed to meet the humanitarian needs until June 2013. violence in June, and then at the end of October, the Buddhist Rakhine and Rohingya Muslims killed about 200 people and left at least 110 000 displaced people, most of them Muslims. Authorities in Buddhist-majority country has been accused of being biased against the Muslim community. Burma border affairs minister, Lieutenant General Thein Htay, promised to ensure that humanitarian aid will be delivered smoothly and that the aid workers will not encounter intimidation.  

Source VOA Indonesia: