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Conflict and Development-induced Displacements, 2007

What is affected
Housing Private
Land Private
Communal
Electricity, Sewage
Type of violation Forced eviction
Demolition/destruction
Dispossession/confiscation
Date 28 October 2006
Region A
Country Myanmar
City Karen, Eastern Pegu, Southern Shan, Karenni, Mon, Tenasserim

Affected persons (number & composition)

Total 76000
Men 0
Women 0
Children 0
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Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

State
State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
Brief narrative Myanmar (Burma): Report highlights new displacements in eastern Burma

Violations of international humanitarian law continue against internally displaced communities in eastern Burma, according to a recent report by the Thailand Burmese Border Consortium. The report found that approximately 76,000 people were forced to leave their homes as a result of, or in order to avoid, the effects of armed conflict and human rights abuses during the past year. The report estimates the total number of internally displaced people in eastern Burma to be at least half a million, including 295,000 people currently in temporary settlements in ceasefire areas administered by ethnic nationalities, an estimated 99,000 civilians in hiding from the Burmese army, and around 109,000 evicted villagers living in designated relocation sites.

See also: IDMC Myanmar/Burma country page
http://www.internal-displacement.org/8025708F004D31AA/(httpIDPNewsAlerts)/C4824C8A192D51AEC125737F005A1D4A?OpenDocument#anchor3
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