United Nations’ Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, is travelling to Myanmar.
She will be there for a week and observe first-hand the impact of the crisis in Rakhine State and the conflict in Kachin and Shan states, Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said in a press briefing.
Her mission will include meetings in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, as well as field visits. During her stay in Myanmar, Mueller is expected to meet with people impacted by the humanitarian crises, senior Government officials, and humanitarian partners.
She will also discuss ways to improve the humanitarian response in Rakhine state.