An elderly displaced woman collects water in a makeshift camp on the Thaung Yin River between Myanmar and Thailand. (Frontier)

Seven months after airstrikes, forgotten families still line the banks of the Thaung Yin River

In June and July of last year, the Kayin State village of Ukayit Hta was savaged by Tatmadaw airstrikes. The raids made international news when a Burmese fighter jet violated Thai airspace, but seven months on, those who fled Ukayit Hta have been forgotten, and still shelter in makeshift camps along the Thaung Yin River boundary.

This week’s story is by journalists from the Karen Information Centre.

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