Baroness Cox receives an answer to her question on the UK government’s aid provisions to returning refugees in Burma.

16 July 2018

11th July- Baroness Cox asked the UK Government about making humanitarian aid accessible to returning refugees in Burma. 


To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to provide humanitarian aid to any refugees forced to return to Chin State, Myanmar, from Malaysia and other countries.

Citation: HL9103

Lord Bates (Con): 

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) announced on 13 June 2018 that it will begin individual assessments of Chin refugees in Malaysia and other countries to determine whether they continue to have international protection needs. The UK government does not currently assess that Chin refugees in Malaysia and other countries are at risk of forcible return to Burma and will continue to monitor the situation.

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