The Black Zone - Gallery

Karen National Union Military Base
Karen National Union Military Base

Medical trainings and workshops need to be held in secure locations inside Eastern Burma.

Karen Soldiers
Karen Soldiers

Medics are escorted by Karen soldiers for protection from the Burmese military when they travel.

Landmines
Landmines

Eastern Burma has become one of the most landmine infested regions in the world.

The Journey
The Journey

Medics often walk for weeks to reach training locations while evading Burmese military troops and landmines.

Training
Training

Western physicians sneak across into Eastern Burma from Thailand to train the Karen medics.

Medic Training
Medic Training

Medics have an opportunity to get hands on during the training.