Conditions are dire for thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Burma, who after fleeing armed conflict are now being pressured to return to their villages in Kachin State’s Mansi Township.
Burma vows to protect aid workers in Arakan State after a briefing by the Arakan Commission concluded the government’s response to the violence was “sluggish”.
Lisu villagers who fled their homes in Shan State have been provided relief by Lashio locals. Meanwhile the TNLA deny allegations of abuse against the villagers.
Many displaced residents of the Meikhtila violence last March feel as though they have been forgotten.
About seven thousand Muslims and Buddhists who were displaced by the violence in Meikhtila have returned to their homes. But despite their return, the community remains divided.
Displaced residents start to pack up to return home after they were evacuated due to Cyclone Mahasen.
Authorities are struggling to evacuate tens of thousands of people from low-lying camps before Cyclone Mahasen reaches the coast.
Thousands of people remain vulnerable in western Burma’s Arakan state as Cyclone Mahasen makes its way closer to the coast.
DVB’s Aye Nai spoke to a Rohingya man from Natchaung Camp in Pauktaw who witnessed the sinking of several boats carrying over 100 Rohingya escaping the path of Cyclone Mahasen[...]
Villagers near Loi Se hill are taking shelter in Tangyang town after they were forced to flee their homes due to fighting between the Shan State Army-North and the Burmese[...]
Photojournalist Ryan Libre takes a look at daily life in the Kachin IDP camps in Maijayang, northern Kachin state. The children’s parents sent them to the camp to escape the[...]
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) looks to the Burmese government to solve the crisis involving Rohingyas Muslims being pushed out of Arakan state.
Residents from Laiza speak about whether they think there is a possibility for real future peace in the war-ravaged Kachin state.
In the last few weeks fighting in northern Kachin state has intensified. The Burmese army has admitted to using fighter jets to attack the rebels but maintains that it is[...]