UN aid convoy crosses Kachin frontlines

For the first time in nearly a year, a UN-led aid convoy has been permitted to cross into non-government controlled parts of Myanmar’s Kachin State to deliver food and other lifesaving relief to communities displaced by conflict. Over the past two years, UN agencies and international humanitarian organizations have struggled to gain access to tens of thousands of people living behind conflict lines, with access particularly constrained over the past 12 months.

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