Month: June 2019

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Red Cross Builds Houses for IDPs in Chipwi Township

Red Cross Builds Houses for IDPs in Chipwi Township

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Kachin State have begun moving into a new housing project in Chipwi Township built by the Myanmar Red Cross Society. The project, located in Makawk, a village about a…

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IDP Returnees Now Facing Water Shortage

IDP Returnees Now Facing Water Shortage

Formerly displaced people who returned to their home village of Nam San Yang in Kachin State’s Waingmaw Township three months ago are now experiencing a new hardship—a lack of drinking water. The villagers—who spent eight…

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Kachin People in Shan State Agree to Form New Party

Kachin People in Shan State Agree to Form New Party

Kachin people living in Shan State have agreed to form a party representing their community following a two-day meeting that began on May 28. “I think the meeting was 100 percent successful. All participants agreed…