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Myanmar Landmine/ERW Incidents Information – Factsheet (January-May 2022)

July 1st, 2022  •  Author:   United Nations Children's Fund  •  1 minute read
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Highlights

Monitoring of landmine and ERW incidents during the first five months of 2022 show that the number of casualties reported countrywide (162 reported) account for 57% of the total incidents reported in 2021 (284 reported).  In terms of regional breakdown, Shan State  accounted for 53% of the total casualties followed by Kachin with 10%, Sagaing with 9%, Rakhine with 7% respectively and Mandalay and Kayin with 5% each. Other areas (Bago, Chin, Kayah, Mon and Tanintharyi) have reported 11% of the total casualties. Children represent 35% of casualties from landmine/ERW explosions countrywide. Please note that this report doesn’t include explosions and casualties targeting local administrations and security forces across the country.

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