An opening ceremony for a new IDPs camp with 270 housings was held at Hkyit Mung Pa in Gai Daw village in Bhamo township on Nov 20 at 10 am.
KIO’s Vice General Secretary Mr. Labang Doi Pyi Sa, Kachin Baptist Convention’s General Secretary Rev. Hpauyawng Tu Mai, Chairman of the IDPs and Refugees Relief Committee (IRRC) Mr. Lama Zau Raw, and Mr. Nangzing Tu Htang cut the ribbon together to open the new IDPs housings. About 1500 residents attended the ceremony.
Each housing unit is 26-foot-long and 20-foot-wide. Residents from Lana Zup Ja IDPs camp in Npa Pa area will move in to the new housing units.