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CARE started work in: 1995

Myanmar ranks 147 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International works closely with Myanmar’s most vulnerable women and girls to help provide them with tools for sustainable change.

What CARE International does in Myanmar

CARE International has had a presence in Myanmar since 1995. Today, we work closely with some of the country’s most vulnerable women and girls, and their communities, to help provide tools for sustainable change.  

Our work in Myanmar focuses on: 

CARE International also works in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, host to hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingyas who fled from Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State.  

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 93,564
  • Women & girls 60%
  • Indirect -
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Total reach
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Please note that the figures in this site may not be the same as those reported to donors or host governments based on different reporting periods. CARE's international aggregated reporting mechanisms always use the Fiscal Year from July to June.

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Fact Sheet: Myanmar Refugee Crisis

Since 25 August 2017, around 706,000 refugees from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh. Over 900,000 refuges are now living in Cox’s Bazar (ISCG Report, 19 July 2018), including those who arrived before the exodus.