In what ways have humanitarian needs in situations of armed conflict in North and Southeast Asia changed over the last ten years?


"Often humanitarian aid is a focus of the conflict and can increase it. More sub-national conflicts. More complex."
-Humanitarian Coordinator, Medical relief organization, Myanmar

"The geopolitics of the region tends to dictate access to victims."
-Community Capacity Building Advisor, Gibraltar

“As today’s technology makes communication very fast, if media will disperse the awareness of every report then it will not be difficult to change humanitarian life in North and South East Asia.”
-Gender Coordinator, Media organization, Afghanistan

“As an organization working closely with the media, I would limit my response to media-related issues in humanitarian response. For me, the role of the journalist in conflict has improved over the last 10 years but more work has to be done to see the impact of this change and the contribution of a conflict-sensitive media in the response to the armed crises in North and South East Asia.”
-Regional Coordinator, Media network, Philippines

“New forms of violence, including mob violence, intercommunal violence, and targeted violence against ethnic and religious minorities are emerging alongside older sub-national separatist conflicts (such as Mindanao, Southern Thailand).”
-Research Fellow, Academic institute, United Kingdom

“The scale and scope of humanitarian needs in situations of armed conflict have escalated over the last 10 years.”
-Knowledge Management, International NGO, Philippines

Significant policy changes in responding to affected individuals and families in conflicts such as positive, lenient and open acceptance to South East Asian refugees in resettlement countries.”
-Planning and Training Officer, International organization, Philippines

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