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Myanmar government officials have donated more than 320,000 baht to refugees living in the fire-stricken Ban Mae Surin camp in Mae Hong Son province. 

Karen refugees flee as fire broke out in their thatch huts at the Ban Mae Surin refugee camp in Mae Hong Son province, northern Thailand on March 22. (AP Photo)

Authorities in Karenni State, close to the Thai-Myanmar border, donated 322,432 baht (10 million kyat) to Karenni refugees who were affected by the fire that killed 38 and displaced more than 2,300 people on March 22.

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