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Kawthoolei IDP Update

February 26th, 2023  •  Author:   Karen Peace Support Network  •  1 minute read
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Kawthoolei IDP Update

By the Karen Peace Support Network


The number of villagers displaced in Kawthoolei since the February 2021 coup has increased by over 185,000 since KPSN’s last update in August 2022. This large surge in IDP numbers mainly occurred in the northern and western Kawthoolei areas of Taw Oo (Taungoo), Kler Lwee Htoo (Nyaunglebin) and Doo Tha Thoo (Thaton) districts, while there was a slight decrease in the Mergui-Tavoy (Tanintharyi) district.

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