Four IDP camps supported with Citizenship Scrutiny Card in Bhamo
In November 2017the InformationCounsellingand Legal Assistant ICLA team supported four IDP camps with Citizenship Scrutiny Card CSCs. The ICLA team in Bhamo started with an assessment in Namkham Township IDPs campsJaw IJaw IISt. Thomasand Nay Win Ni in July 2017. The IDPs in these camps had been waiting for two years to receive identity documentation. UNHCR has been working to address this need since 2015 and referred the cases to the NRC in July 2017. The ICLA team in Bhamo then followed up on these cases until October 2017. The IDPs received the CSCs in November 2017 before NRC started its onestop services officially in Kachin State.