Myanmar Landmine/ERW Incidents Information
Factsheet (January-November 2020)
Between January and November 2020, 247 casualties were recorded, which already exceed the total numbers (227) that were recorded for the whole year of 2019. Rakhine State accounts for 54% of the total casualties, where 134 casualties were recorded in this period in comparison to 45 casualties in 2019 (this represents approximately threefold increase). Shan and Kachin represent 23% and 10% of the total number of casualties recorded in 2020. Over one out of three casualties from landmine and UXO explosions are children. In Rakhine State nearly half of casualties have been children in 2020.