Myanmar South East – Emergency Overview Map: Number of people displaced in South East since Feb 2021 and remain displaced (As of 26 December 2022)

December 26th, 2022  •  Author:   United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  •  1 minute read
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WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

In the South-East, the number of IDPs increased from 338,400 last week to 339,000 this week.

In Kayin State, 600 newly displaced people were verified by community leaders in Kawkareik Township. They fled to the jungles nearby due to the intensified fighting, airstrikes and shelling on 18 December.

In Tanintharyi Region, following increased military presence in the area, reports of displacement in Yebyu and Tanintharyi Townships were observed, but numbers have not been verified. Data gathering continues with further updates on displacement trends in the South-East expected in January 2023.


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