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Myanmar: Displacement Camps Are COVID-19 Tinderboxes

Expand A city worker disinfects government offices as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, Yangon, Myanmar, March 25, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo (Bangkok) – The Myanmar government should take urgent steps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among the estimated 350,000 people displaced by conflict and violence across the country, Human Rights Watch said today. Overcrowding, a mobile internet shutdown, blocks on humanitarian aid, and movement restrictions have left displaced communities in Rakhine, Kachin, Shan, Chin, and Karen States especially vulnerable to a virus outbreak. While…

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