Chin political parties urge President Thein Sein to order airlifts of emergency food aid to affected areas.
Most of the casualties in Arakan were the result of boats capsizing or sinking on rivers. Some 130 rescue camps have been set up across the state.
Burma’s President Thein Sein has travelled to areas devastated by floods after a state of emergency was declared.
UN goodwill envoy Angelina Jolie joins Aung San Suu Kyi on a visit to Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to speak with female workers about working conditions.
One of Burma’s most significant chapter’s in the worlds historical memory, the marble books at Kuthodaw pagoda, has fallen into a state of partial ruin.