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Volunteerism & ICTs: Myanmar

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Myanmar at a Glance

LanguagesBurmese, minority languages
ReligionsBuddhist 89.5%, Christian 4.9%, Muslim 3.8%, Hindu 0.05%, Animist 1.3%
EthnicityBurman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Mon 2%, Indian 2%, other 5%
Population47,373,958
CapitalRangoon (Yangon)
CurrencyKyat (MMK)
Web Domains.mm
Phone Codes00-95

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Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Myanmar

ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Myanmar.

We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.

ICVolunteers Projects in Myanmar:

Landmines conference: 7th Meeting of the States Parties (7MSP)
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2006-09-05 16:52:11
While the situation has improved in recent years, antipersonnel landmines are still being laid today, mutilating and killing people together with mines from previous conflicts.

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