Because many Kachin
internally displaced people (IDPs) are staying with family members in Kutkai town, she said she doesn't know the exact number of people displaced.
Because of recent escalation of fighting, the number of IDP camps has increased in northern Shan State and Rakhine State and also IDP camps in Kachin
The situation in the Kachin
state deteriorated in 2011 when some 100,000 people were displaced.
rebels, who mostly live in the northern mountainous area
Clashes between rebels and the army initially broke out in 2011 in Kachin
State after 17 years of cease-fire, Anadolu reported.
Renewed fighting between the Burma Army and Kachin
Independence Army has led to the displacement of 4,000 civilians since early April, according to the UN.
The gup, also the Thrinzing of Samtse Dzongkhag Tshogdu, was alleged of gambling in one of the classrooms of Kachin
Community primary school on January 1 when a gathering was organized to celebrate a picnic in the school.
War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin
Along with 50 other people who fled after six trucks of Myanmar soldiers rumbled through her village last July, Doi Ra and her family have taken shelter in a church compound near the Kachin
State capital, Myitkyina.
Power is still concentrated in the military, according to representatives from the Kachin
Women Association Thailand and the Women's League of Burma.
and Rakhine states, some 100,000 and 120,000 people, respectively, have remained displaced for more than five years following the eruption of inter-communal conflict.
This collection of essays on the historical precedents, anthropology, political economy and prospects of conflict and peace in Kachin
State, Northern Myanmar makes an outstanding contribution to the literature.
Police have blocked members of Pat Jasan, a Christian group that may have as many as 100,000 anti-drug activists, from proceeding toward poppy fields in the northern state of Kachin
. Members of the group, some reportedly wearing military-style fatigues, are currently stopped outside the town of Waingmaw.
Being and Becoming Kachin
: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma.