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In the Pegu Division town of Prome, a small band of fire fighters and volunteers work around the clock, evacuating flood stricken residents to safety. Meanwhile in Arakan State, aid…
The Sagaing Division town of Kale, or Kalay, has been arguably the worst hit area by the floods, but water levels are now receding.
The last date for Burma’s political parties to submit their candidate lists for the November general election has been extended to 14 August.
“We are cooperating and inviting international assistance. We have started contacting possible donor organizations and countries,” said Ye Htut.
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