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Article and Photographs by Thant ZinOn 13 September, Meiktila Township observed the Myanmar Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day. The event was led by the General Administration Department and the Police...
In early September, Fellows* provided training on the Village Book process** to volunteers from 116 villages in Meiktila Township. This happened at the request of the General Administration...
By Kalika Bro-Jørgensen Earlier this year ActionAid successfully completed two European Union-funded projects in Kayin State. Several months on, it is encouraging to see that the initial...
Article by Thant Zin People’s  interest in participating in the national budget process is increasing. For the past three years, ActionAid has facilitated twice-yearly national budget...
Article by Kalika Bro-JørgensenActionAid is about to initiate training of former Fellows that will enable them to build social enterprises in their communities. The aim is to create small-scale...
Article and Photos By Cole LandfriedActionAid has distributed cash assistance to the most vulnerable flood affected villagers we work with in the Dry Zone. Each household received 15,000 Kyat, which...
Nwe Kyi meets with ActionAid staff at her temporary home in Bei Gyi village
Article by Kalika Bro-Jorgensen.On the morning of 3 August a small team of field assistants and Fellows (village mobilisers) set off to survey the damages of cyclone Komen in Falam Township, Chin...
Chin State: Fellow relay race response
Article by Melanie HiltonNatural disaster has once again tested Myanmar’s tenacity to cope. The worst since 2008s cyclone Nargis, flash floods in the Country have caused widespread devastation,...
Women leading of our Flood response and relief interventions
By Cole Patrick LandfriedThe villagers of Lat Pan Kyun traveled three miles to escape the flood waters, and the flood waters traveled three miles with them—the water’s edge is visible from their new...
ActionAid provided immediate emergency relief through provision of food, water and non-food items and support for livelihoods recovery. In Pakokku Township, Magway Region, 13 villages out of 32...
Distribution Tarpaulin at Kyun Kalay Village, Pakokku Township, in 7th August 20