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Norwegian People´s Aid (NPA) has both a humanitarian disarmament programme and a development programme in Myanmar. NPA have been present in Myanmar since 2004.

Development cooperation in Myanmar

Norwegian People's Aid works to strengthen civil society by promoting the development of local organizations and to support their efforts to improve living conditions in the communities where they are active.

Humanitarian Disarmament in Myanmar

The  landmine  problem in Myanmar is the result of decades of post-independence struggles for autonomy by ethnic minorities.


The income gap in Myanmar is among the widest in the world, as a large proportion of the economy is controlled by supporters of the former military government.

More than 100 ethnic groups lives in Myanmar

Myanmar was  formerly called Burma