Update 2023-12-12 (2): According to reports on Tuesday (12 December), the Arakan Army captured the Traunaing military post in Paletwa Township in Chin State. The rebels had recently made several territorial gains in the area.
Due to the fighting, transportation links in the border area of Chin and Rakhine are currently restricted and there are supply bottlenecks.
Update 2023-12-12 (1): In connection with the ongoing fighting between rebels and the military, there are increasing problems with supplying the population in Rakhine State. According to media reports, internet and mobile communications are only available in a few areas as the generators for operating the radio masts are no longer receiving fuel. This affects rural areas in particular. There are also bottlenecks in the food supply.