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IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

Civilians displaced by fighting in Kachin State have returned home because they do not have enough food in the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps after the military council locked down the country because of the…

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Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of the largest internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in government-controlled Kachin State need food support after authorities locked it down following a COVID-19 outbreak. Two residents tested positive on July 24. The next day…

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Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

KNG talked with Mr Zet, head of the Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team (KBHWT), to learn about how his organisation is helping villagers living in the Bumra Yang internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. In March,…

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Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin villagers displaced by the conflict between Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) have decided it’s time to leave the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, where they have lived for several years, and resettle…

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Tatmadaw Block Kachin IDPs From Returning Home

Tatmadaw Block Kachin IDPs From Returning Home

Civilians displaced by the conflict in Burma’s Kachin State, who are eager to go home, are being blocked by the Burma Army despite receiving the green light from the government to return to their village.…

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Displaced Kachin Civilians Return To Village To Clean Church

Displaced Kachin Civilians Return To Village To Clean Church

After living in an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp for almost a decade, Kachin villagers, who were displaced by fighting between the Burma Army and Kachin Independence Army, returned to their village to clean their…

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KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

The Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) announced plans to resettle hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Puta-O Township, Kachin State. KHCC chair Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson says: “It’s not possible for these IDPs to…

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Youth Group Erect Memorial Monument In Myitkyina IDP Camp

Youth Group Erect Memorial Monument In Myitkyina IDP Camp

A Kachin youth group erected a stone memorial monument in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp to honor Kachin who were displaced by fighting during the ninth anniversary of the war between the Burma Army…

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Monuments Honour Kachin IDPs On 9th Anniversary Of Conflict

Monuments Honour Kachin IDPs On 9th Anniversary Of Conflict

Monuments to honor Kachin displaced by fighting will be erected in three camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State during the ninth anniversary of the conflict between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence…

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Kachin Civil Society Initiates Coronavirus Prevention Measures in IDP Camps

Kachin Civil Society Initiates Coronavirus Prevention Measures in IDP Camps

Kachin civil society organizations have started their own preventative programs to fight coronavirus in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Kachin State. The Kachin State COVID-19 Prevention Network (KsC19PN) was formed by 12 organizations…