Up to 15,000 people may have fled across Burma’s border into China in the past month, a United Nations agency has said, as fighting between the Burma Army and ethnic…
As efforts to expand education opportunities in rebel-controlled parts of Kachin State grow, many hope the peace process will bring lasting solutions.
Some 40,000 displaced Kachins have now spent five years in camps in remote, KIA-controlled mountains, where humanitarian aid deliveries have dwindled.
Arakan National Party MP Khin Saw Wai says the government and international aid agencies should come to the assistance of local people displaced by recent clashes in Arakan State.
Hundreds of war-displaced Kachin civilians are now without shelter after strong winds inflicted heavy damage to three IDP camps.
Ngwe Pyaw, which means ‘wealthy village’ in Burmese, was founded by the government in May 2014 as a pilot resettlement site. But it is wealthy in name only.