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Citing Flooding and Security Concerns, Kachin IDPs Demand New Resettlement Site

Citing Flooding and Security Concerns, Kachin IDPs Demand New Resettlement Site

Kachin internally displaced persons (IDPs) have objected to a government plan to resettle them to a village which they say is affected by severe annual flooding and remains politically insecure. The Burmese government recently announced…

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Govt’s Kachin IDP Resettlement Program to Tentatively Start in September

Govt’s Kachin IDP Resettlement Program to Tentatively Start in September

A resettlement program for Kachin internally displaced persons (IDPs) is likely to start in September, according to representatives of the Kachin State government. The Chinese government gave the program 4 million yuan (more than US$577,000)…

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KHCC Prepares for Return of More than 3,000 Kachin IDPs

KHCC Prepares for Return of More than 3,000 Kachin IDPs

The Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) is preparing to resettle a total of more than 3,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from 10 villages in Kachin State in the first few months of next year, the…