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Yangon apartment building

Myanmar 2014

March 8th 2014
After my 2011 trip to Kenya, I had another opportunity to volunteer for HWB (Hydrogeologists Without Borders), this time in Myanmar at an IDP camp run by Oxfam. The camp is located in the western Rakhine State and houses about 1500 Muslims who were displaced after their homes were burned down during the 2012 riots. The camp is guarded by the military, and the residents can only go into town with a ... read more
Asia » Burma » Western Burma » Kyaukphyu

Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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