Myanmar Landmine/ERW Incidents Information

Factsheet (January-July 2022)

UNICEF Myanmar
UNICEF Myanmar/2022/Minzayar Oo


Monitoring of landmine and ERW incidents during the first seven months of 2022 show that the number of casualties reported countrywide (206 reported) account for 73% of the total incidents reported in 2021 (284 reported).  In terms of regional breakdown, Shan State  accounted for 47% of the total casualties followed by Rakhine with 11%, Sagaing with 10%, Kachin with 9% and Kayin with 5% respectively. The combination of the other areas (Bago, Chin, Kayah, Magway, Mandalay, Mon and Tanintharyi) shouldered 18% of the total casualties. Children represent 33% of casualties from landmine/ERW explosions countrywide. Please note that this report doesn’t include explosions and casualties targeting local administrations and security forces across the country.

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