A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems. By HEIN.
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A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems. By HEIN.

Nine years after fighting resumed between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army, internally displaced people in Kachin State say they want to go home.

Facing obstacles including landmines and a stalled peace process, we talk to them about what lies ahead.

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