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Chin community and churches donation to Kachin IDPs

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Chin in Eastern Melbourne, Victoria held 65th Anniversary of the Chin National Day on 20th February 2013. In the event The Chin National Day Celebration Committee donated AU$ 1,000.00 to Internally Displaced Personals (IDPs) in Northern Burma. Representatives of Kachin Association of Australia, Melbourne participated in the event and received the support fund on behalf half of Kachin relief committees.

Candlelight Vigil for the Kachin Victims of Burmese Military Attacks and Prayers to end the Humanitarian crisis

Candlelight vigil in Sydney

Kachin Association of Australia (KAA NSW) organized a “Candlelight Vigil for the Kachin Victims of Burmese Military Attacks and Prayers to end the Humanitarian crisis” on 22nd January Tuesday, 2013 at Hyde Park (north), Sydney, Australia from (7:30PM – 9:30PM). Approximately 250 people attended the event from the Kachin community, Karen community, Mon community, local organizations such as ABSDF, JACDB and Burma Campaign Australia (BCA) came to give their support.

Fundrasing Event for War-fled Internally Displaced Kachin and Refugees in Northern Burma

The Kachin Association of Australia (KAA) would be honored by your presence at the Fundraising Event to support the life-saving aid for the war-fled internally displaced Kachin and refugees in northern Burma.

Fundraising event for Kachin Internally Displaced Persons

Fundraising Event for Kachin IDPs

A fighting broke down between Kachin Independence Army and the Burmese Army on 9, June 2011. As a result, Kachin Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) are increasing day by day. Most IDPs are taking refuge at remote areas and helps cannot reach to them. They don’t have proper medical attention, foods and shelters.

Kachin Internally Displaced Persons in Kachin State, Burma


A ceasefire agreement between Kachin Independence Army and Burmese Military Regime was dissolved by the Burmese Government in early 2011. On 9 of June 2011 a war broke out between armies of the two organisations. As the fighting continues, more IDPs increase day by day. According to current figure, there are more than 40,000 IDPs in the Kachin State alone.