In the context of the crisis we have reviewed our engagement in the country to strengthen our focus on high-impact projects.
In its first year, the new government led by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has launched new economic policies, finalized new health and educations sector strategies, stated new priorities such as nutrition and rural development, and accelerated efforts for the peace process.
Comparable country data for Myanmar can't be provided at this time. The World Bank and other agencies are re-engaging with the Myanmar government and will support Myanmar in its effort to address the scarcity of reliable data for the country.
Communities hit hard by the floods and landslides that devastated areas of Myanmar in 2015 will receive assistance for resilient road reconstruction, livelihoods support, and recovery of the agriculture sector.