Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng
Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng

Life in coronavirus quarantine in a camp on the Myanmar-China border

  • Myanmar’s military offered a three-month ceasefire to some ethnic armed organisations to jointly battle the Covid-19 pandemic
  • The Kachin Independence Organisation is quarantining those returning to areas under its control, including internally displaced person camps

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng
Volunteers conduct a daily temperature screening of those in quarantine at Je Yang internally displaced person camp near Laiza, Myanmar. The camp, with a population of 8,700, is the largest of Kachin’s IDP camps. Photo: Ring Nu Awng
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