Reference : V-P-MM-E-00360
Date : 23/07/2019
Country/Region : MYANMAR
Caption : Kachin state, camp for displaced persons. A woman who had to flee because of the fighting and now lives with her son and her daughter-in-law.
Photographer : AUNG, Thu Ya
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Fighting forced them to flee their home in Myit Hkrum village in Kan Si in 2016. She first received a cash grant from the ICRC three years ago and she started a small weaving business.
In the midst of prolonged fighting, more than 100,000 people have been repeatedly forced to flee for refuge. Adding to the humanitarian crisis, many people are injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance as they go about their daily routine of collecting vegetables from the forest or herding cows.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 6000x4000
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour