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Myanmar: Tanintharyi Region Monthly Situation Update (31 January 2023)

February 5th, 2023  •  Author:   Southern Monitor  •  1 minute read
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This regular update, covering non-violent movements, conflict trends, human rights violations, and humanitarian developments up to 31 January is produced by Southern Monitor, a local research group. The next monthly situation update will be issued in February 2023.

HIGHLIGHTS & KEY MESSAGES

  • In January 2023, a total of 33 armed clashes erupted across all districts in Tanintharyi Region, showing an increase in armed conflict.
  • A total of 33 casualties (25 deaths and 8 injured) due to attacks targeting civilians were reported in January 2023.
  • More than 33 civilians’ houses were burned down by junta forces following armed clashes in Palaw and Dawei Townships.
  • More than 7,000 people are displaced in Tanintharyi Region.
  • Humanitarian assistance has been largely impeded due to access constraints, and a widespread ban on transport of dry rations and medicines. Displaced populations are in dire need of dry rations, adequate shelter and warm clothing.

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