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Burma – International Development Projects

The list below is divided into two categories. The first category contains projects that take place entirely in the selected country. The second category contains multi-country projects that take place partly in this country. Regional projects that cannot be attributed to specific countries are found in the "multiple country" lists by region (see A-Z Country Index).

A star (*) appears beside project profiles that have been published or modified in the International Development Project Browser in the last two weeks. The Project Browser is updated on a regular basis. Even so, the list below may not be complete.

Burma

(projects undertaken in this country only)

Burma - Humanitarian Assistance for Conflict-Affected and Displaced People - HOPE 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2015-03-31

Description: March 2014 – Despite several positive political developments in Burma, the country continues to experience a challenging humanitarian situation, due to frequent natural disasters as well as decades of...

Burma - Emergency Nutrition and Health Care - Save the Children Canada 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2015-03-31

Description: March 2014 - In the state of Rakhine, over one million people - more than 140,000 of whom are living in temporary or make-shift shelters - are still suffering the consequences of inter-community viole...

Burma - Food Security, Water and Sanitation - Oxfam-Québec 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2015-03-31

Description: March 2014 – Despite several positive political developments in Burma, the country continues to experience a challenging humanitarian situation, due to frequent natural disasters as well as decades of...

Burma - Health Assistance for Vulnerable Populations - Doctors without Borders 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-27 — 2015-03-31

Description: March 2014 - In the state of Rakhine, over one million people—more than 140,000 of whom are living in temporary or make-shift shelters—are still suffering the consequences of inter-community violence ...

Emergency Assistance to Conflict-Affected People in Burma - ICRC Appeal 2013

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-10-18 — 2013-12-31

Description: October 2013 – Burma experiences frequent natural disasters such as cyclones, floods, drought and earthquakes and there has also been decades of low-intensity conflict between the Burmese army and the...

Emergency Response in Kachin and Shan - Oxfam Canada 2013

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-03-28 — 2014-03-31

Description: March 2013 - Despite the recent positive political developments in Burma, the humanitarian situation in many border areas of the country remains very difficult. Since June 2011, between 75,000-100,000...

Kachin Internally Displaced Peoples Relief (Burma) - Hope International Development Agency 2013

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-03-28 — 2013-12-31

Description: March 2013 - Despite the recent positive political developments in Burma, the humanitarian situation in many border areas of the country remains very difficult. Since June 2011, between 75,000-100,000...

Food Assistance in Burma - World Food Programme 2010-2011

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2011-01-31 — 2011-03-31

Description: 17 January 2011 - Burma is a food-surplus country with significant agricultural potential. However, unfavourable economic policies, extreme weather and ongoing conflict have resulted in inadequate acc...

Burma - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Appeal 2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-26 — 2011-12-31

Description: 21 March 2011 - Large numbers of Burmese, particularly those from ethnic minority communities, suffer from severe persecution and discrimination by the Burmese government. This has resulted in long-st...

Cyclone Giri Burma - Doctors without Borders 2010

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-12-03 — 2011-05-31

Description: 22 November 2010 - Cyclone Giri, a category four cyclonic storm, made landfall in Burma’s Rakhine State on 22 October, causing severe damage to houses and infrastructure in coastal areas. The Governme...

Cyclone Giri Burma - Save the Children Canada 2010

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-12-02 — 2011-05-31

Description: 22 November 2010 - Cyclone Giri, a category four cyclonic storm, made landfall in Burma’s Rakhine State on 22 October, causing severe damage to houses and infrastructure in coastal areas. The Governme...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - UNICEF N.Y. and Canada Flash Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-08-19 — 2009-01-15

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - Mennonite Central Committee Canada Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-07-30 — 2009-02-28

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - CECI Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-07-23 — 2009-05-15

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - World Vision Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-07-23 — 2009-05-15

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - International Development and Relief Foundation Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-07-22 — 2009-01-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - Save the Children Canada Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-07-21 — 2009-05-15

Description: On May 2, 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma (Myanamar) before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain hig...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - WFP Flash Appeal for Food Aid 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-27 — 2008-12-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon, leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - WFP Flash Appeal for Logistics 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-27 — 2008-12-03

Description: On 2 May 2008, Category 3 cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving in a northeasterly direction to hit the capital of Rangoon. The official death toll as of 19 May is nearly 78,000...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - CARE Canada Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-26 — 2008-11-15

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma, and then moved northeast to hit Rangoon in the process leaving widescale devastation in its wake and affecting an estimate...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-23 — 2009-02-28

Description: On 2 May 2008, the category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - MSF Emergency Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-23 — 2008-10-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - OCHA Flash Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-23 — 2008-12-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, Category 3 cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving in a northeasterly direction to hit the capital of Rangoon. The official death toll as of 19 May is nearly 78,000...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - UNHCR Flash Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-22 — 2009-07-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, Category 3 cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving in a northeasterly direction to hit the capital of Rangoon. The official death toll as of 19 May is nearly 78,000...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - UNICEF N.Y. and Canada Flash Appel 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-22 — 2009-10-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - World Vision Appeal II 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-22 — 2008-11-30

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...

Burma (Myanmar) Cyclone Nargis - Save the children Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-15 — 2008-12-31

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma (Myanmar) before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high ...

Burma Cyclone Nargis - IFRC Emergency Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-05-09 — 2009-05-15

Description: On 2 May 2008, the Category 3 Cyclone Nargis made landfall in southern Burma before moving northeast to hit Rangoon leaving widescale devastation in its wake. Humanitarian needs remain high following ...



Burma and other countries

(projects undertaken in this country and other countries)

Emergency Assistance - Country-Level Funding - UNHCR 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2014-12-31

Description: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) leads and coordinates international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide, protect internally displaced persons an...

Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health - 2014 Partners’ Forum

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project contributes to the planning and logistics of the 2014 Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) Partners’ Forum, which is taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from...

Support to the Global Plan to Stop Tuberculosis 2016-2020

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2015-12-31

Description: This project contributes to global efforts to eradicate tuberculosis by supporting the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership of the World Health Organization (WHO). It aims to develop and produce the Global P...

Emergency Country-Specific Funding - ICRC Appeals 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: The International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC) primary mission is to help protect the lives and dignity of people affected by war and internal violence. The ICRC provides these affected people ...

Emergency Food Assistance in Asia - World Food Programme 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: March 2014 - The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations’ frontline agency in the fight against hunger. It responds to emergencies, saves lives by getting food to the hungry quickly, and work...

Support to Country-Specific Emergency Humanitarian Appeals - UNICEF 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-27 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project supports UNICEF’s efforts during humanitarian emergencies, including providing: commodities to treat severe acute malnutrition; safe drinking water, sanitation facilities and hygiene prog...

Support for the 2014 International AIDS Conference

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-19 — 2015-03-31

Description: This project supports the 2014 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), the largest and most prominent conference for those working in the field of HIV, including researchers, policy-makers, people ...

Support to three World Bank Annual World Development Reports (2015-2017)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-17 — 2017-12-31

Description: This project aims to help improve development policies and programs by supporting three World Development Reports. The World Development Report is the World Bank's annual flagship publication. Each ye...

Strengthening Community Resilience to Natural Disasters

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-11-26 — 2016-07-10

Description: This project seeks to reduce people's vulnerability to natural disasters throughout Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on women and children. The project aims to increase the resilience of Southe...

Asian Development Bank - Tenth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-05-24 — 2017-06-30

Description: This contribution represents Canada's institutional support to the tenth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund, of the Asian Development Bank. Established in 1973, the Asian Development Fund pro...

Asia/Latin America/Middle East - World Food Programme 2013

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-03-27 — 2014-12-31

Description: February 2013 - Established in 1961, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the food assistance arm of the United Nations, and is the largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger in the world. WFP pro...

Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants in the ASEAN Region from Labour Exploitation

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-03-23 — 2016-03-31

Description: The ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) TRIANGLE project (2012-2016) strengthens regional policies on the governance of labour migration, and enhances the capacity of governments, workers’ ...

Improving Women's Rights in Southeast Asia

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-03-15 — 2015-10-30

Description: The aim of the project is to help achieve greater equality between women and men before the law in seven Southeast Asian countries. In support of this goal, the project focuses on improving access to ...

Support to Establish the ASEAN Commission on Women and Children

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-03-30 — 2014-12-31

Description: The project aims to ensure better protection of women's and children's rights in member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) through effective human rights mechanisms such ...

Cuso International - Volunteer Sending 2009-2015

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-04-01 — 2015-07-31

Description: As part of the 2009-2015 Volunteer Cooperation Program, Cuso International places 1400 sector-focused skilled volunteers to build the capacity of partner organizations in 26 countries. Volunteer place...

Country-Specific Funding - UNHCR 2013

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-03-28 — 2013-12-31

Description: March, 2013 - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The Agency is mandated to lead and co...

Emergency Country-Specific Funding - ICRC Appeals 2013

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-03-28 — 2013-12-31

Description: March 2013 - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization that draws its mandate from the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their Additional Prot...

Multi-Country - UNICEF Humanitarian Appeals 2013

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-03-27 — 2013-12-31

Description: March, 2013 - Founded in 1946, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to protect the rights of children and women in developing countries through its develo...

Country-Specific Emergency Appeals - ICRC 2012

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2012-03-29 — 2012-12-31

Description: With CIDA support, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is working to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence in Central African Republic, the Democratic R...

Country-Specific Funding - UNHCR 2012

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2012-03-29 — 2012-12-31

Description: With CIDA support, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is working to protect and assist refugees, internally displaced persons and those who are stateless, while searching for la...

Emergency Food Support in Asia and the Middle East - World Food Programme 2012

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2012-03-02 — 2012-12-31

Description: February 2012 - Established in 1961, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the food assistance arm of the United Nations, and is the largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger in the world. WFP pro...

Advance Nutrition-Sensitive Programming and Policy

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2013-03-27 — 2013-09-30

Description: The goal of this project is to help address the underlying causes of under-nutrition by identifying best practices and successful strategies for improving nutrition through development programming in ...

Delivering Maternal and Child Health Through Community Action on HIV and AIDS

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2012-03-22 — 2013-03-31

Description: This project aims to help the International HIV/AIDS Alliance reach the most vulnerable and most-at-risk populations while creating a series of entry points to maternal, sexual, reproductive and child...

Rights and Democracy - Institutional Support 2010-2012

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-02-08 — 2012-03-30

Description: This project represents Canada's institutional support to Rights & Democracy. Rights & Democracy uses these funds, along with other donors' funding, to achieve its mandate. Rights & Democracy is an ...

Asia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-03-04 — 2008-12-31

Description: In Asia, there are almost 8.8 million persons of concern to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), including 2.9 million refugees and some 900,000 internally displaced persons. The...

Canadian Junior Professional Officers - UNHCR appeal

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2005-09-01 — 2008-02-28

Description: Three Canadian Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) are being recruited by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2005 and placed in Venezuela (Protection), Pakistan...