• 13.3M People in Need
  • 2.3M People Targeted
  • 0.5M People Reached
  • $289.1M Funding Requested (USD)
  • $3.6M Funding Received (USD)
  • $285.6M Unmet funds (USD)

Response Plans: HRP.

Figures updated for: January to March 2024.

Country overview

Over 12.9 million people in Myanmar, predominantly women and children, are in need of food assistance as the country grapples with an alarming humanitarian crisis. This crisis is a confluence of escalating conflict, recurring flooding, and the aftermath of the devastating Cyclone MOCHA in late 2023. The latest wave of intensifying conflict since October 2023 has forcibly displaced over 586,000 people, compounding the total number to over 2.573 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) across Shan, Kayah, Rakhine, Chin, Sagaing, Mandalay, Bago, Kayin, Mon, and Tanintharyi regions. Proportionately, IDPs make twice as much of the food insecure compared to host communities (as per the recent analysis).  

The impacts of these compounding disasters are far-reaching, disrupting all facets of life from mass conflict-driven displacement to severe consequences for food security, nutrition