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ETHNIC YEARLY ROUND-UP : Ethnic states in 2019

The Kachin, Shan and Arakan States continued to be bogged down in armed conflict, while Karen State also saw skirmishes due to Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) road-building into Karen National Union (KNU)-controlled territories. Karenni (Kayah) State was ruffled with civil unrest …

New IDPs Arrive in Kyaukme in Need of Aid

More internally displaced people (IDPs) arrived in Kyaukme town in northern Shan State on Tuesday night, due to the threat of fighting between the Burma Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

Some 43 people from Ohn Oui in …

Strengthening Tsunami Warning in Jakarta (Indonesia)

In commemoration of the World Tsunami Awareness Day (5 November 2019) the Government of Indonesia and the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission partnered to strengthen tsunami early warning and protect critical infrastructure.

Many infrastructures bordering the Indian Ocean do not have …

Strengthening Tsunami Warning in Jakarta (Indonesia)

In commemoration of the World Tsunami Awareness Day (5 November 2019) the Government of Indonesia and the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission partnered to strengthen tsunami early warning and protect critical infrastructure.

Many infrastructures bordering the Indian Ocean do not have …