This year’s flooding has complicated Burma’s efforts to recover from the devastating inundation that hit much of the country last year.
Villagers in Sagaing Division are finding it more difficult to find safe drinking water amid flooding along the Chindwin River.
It has been eight months since floods wreaked havoc across Burma, but in Magwe Division many farmers are struggling to get back on their feet.
Burma, which has imposed a temporary ban on rice exports after heavy rains and floods hit the northern and western regions of the country, may not resume rice exports until…
Unlike the callous indifference shown to suffering during Cyclone Nargis disaster in 2008, this time round the government and military led aid efforts.
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.