“The hardest hit will be poor urban populations and the worst affected will be female heads of household,” says Kanni Wignaraja, the UNDP’s assistant secretary-general for the region.
Two warplanes "launched an air strike and aerial gunfire" followed by rockets from helicopters, says governor of Thailand's Mae Hong Son province, which borders Myanmar's Karen state, marking a second day of assault.
Kachin rebels attack police station in northern Shwegu town following military raids on Karen rebel villages in the east, an indication of deepening role of ethnic minority armed groups in support of anti-coup protests.
The founder of the Free Burma Rangers said 2,009 people had been forced to return to the Ee Thu Hta displacement camp on the Myanmar side of the border.
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