Myanmar Landmine/ERW Incidents Information
Factsheet (January-September 2022)
Monitoring of landmine and ERW incidents during the first nine months of 2022 show that the number of casualties reported countrywide (290 reported) account for 102% of the total incidents reported in 2021 (284 reported). In terms of regional breakdown, Shan State accounted for 39% of the total casualties followed by Sagaing with 13%, Rakhine with 11%, Kachin with 10% and Kayin with 7% respectively. The combination of the other areas (Bago, Chin, Kayah, Magway, Mandalay, Mon and Tanintharyi) shouldered 19% of the total casualties. Children represent 35% 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.