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The group was expected to travel across 14 states in Burma, and operate for around five to six weeks.
The World Obesity Federation has named and shamed the worlds’ largest countries – and Burma has made a surprise appearance on the list.
According to local sources in Mawchi, several homes were also destroyed in the devastation, leaving locals without food, shelter or clothing.
Fighting between the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) and the Burmese army has intensified in Loilem District, in the south of central Shan State.
Sai Hso Harn spoke to DVB about contesting the regional assembly seat in Langkho, Shan State, and his time running an NGO to provide training for farmers.