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As international humanitarian organisations working with communities throughout Rakhine State, we express deep concern for all those affected by the upsurge in fighting between the Arakan Army (AA) and the Myanmar Military in northern Rakhine State. This area in and around the Kyauk Tan village...

Myauk-U residents using internet service to have a contact with their family members on the Pha-Yar-Thone-Su mountain where small internet signal can be received in center of Myauk-U, after 3 months of internet shutdown. (Photo by Development Medai Group)

“This is the 21st century. Many people use internet for a variety of different reasons. And for us, the internet is a reason we can survive.” – community member, Rakhine State, Myanmar

Imagining what it is like to go a day or even a week in this digital age without internet is truly...

Oxfam has been working with conflict affected, poor and marginalized communities in Myanmar since 1999. During this time, we have come to see some of the very real challenges these communities, particularly women, face as they strive to meet their basic needs, exercise their rights and move out of...