Myanmar — Cyclone Komen Displacement Report 1 (September 2015)

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During the reporting period DTM recorded a total of six displacement sites and 3,983 IDPs (947 households). The site with the highest number of IDPs is ‘Carson Church Camp’ with 1,781 individuals. Amongst persons with special vulnerabilities, the number of breast-feeding mothers was the highest (211), followed by elderly persons (43) and persons with physical disabilities (33). The majority of IDPs originated from Myo Houng Quarter and Zay Houng Quarter. 67% of IDPs raised the issue that although they have received assistance, it was found to be insufficient. The main sources of water in all six sites were found to be within reasonable walking distance (less than 20 minutes). All sites had access to medical services provided by the local Township Medical Office. IDPs at the sites received food support from local Government Authorities, Local NGOs, CBOs, and FBOs. The most commonly requested NFI was mosquito nets.

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