When disasters destroy schools in Burma and elsewhere in the region, hundreds of thousands of children lose out, according to a new report by Save the Children.
“Orphans of the Storm” is a documentary by Quicksilver Media that follows the plight of children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis, which struck six years ago today.
Jan 9, 2009 (DVB), At least two people were killed and eight injured in an explosion in the Pha-Kant jade mine Kachin state on 31 December, according to local residents.[…]
Oct 16, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Bogalay township in Irrawaddy division have reported experiencing regular earth tremors without warning since 12 October, and say this is causing anxiety among locals.[…]
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB), Markets in the towns of Tachelik and Mae Sai on the Thai Burma border have been closed in anticipation of flooding due to heavy rain on[…]
Aug 25, 2008 (DVB), Around 100 million baht in business and property were lost by traders due to flooding caused by heavy rain on the Thai-Burmese border area between the[…]
Aug 20, 2008 (DVB), Bago residents said the water level of the Bago river, which had risen due to heavy rains and flooded parts of the town, has begun to[…]
Aug 19, 2008 (DVB), Six people, including one child, were killed in a landslide brought on by heavy rain in Moegok on Saturday, which also flattened a house, according to[…]
Aug 15, 2008 (DVB), Flooding in Bago division caused by heavy rainfall has been exacerbated by the opening of reservoir gates upstream of the river, forcing residents of three wards[…]
Aug 12, 2008 (DVB), The water level of the Bago river is predicted to reach the emergency level of 910cm within the next two days due to ongoing heavy rains,[…]
Aug 5, 2008 (DVB), At least 15 people were killed in a landslide caused by heavy rain in the popular gold and jade mining area of Pha-Kant in Kachin state[…]
Jul 4, 2008 (AP), State media says at least 38 people have died after a motorized ferry sank in a river of Burma’s cyclone-battered Irrawaddy delta. The New Light of[…]
Jul 2, 2008 (DVB), Five people were killed when a creek in Kachin state's Laizar region controlled by the Kachin Independence Organisation burst its banks last Saturday, according to locals.[…]
Jun 16, 2008 (DVB), Eleven people, including two children, were killed and several houses destroyed in a landslide in Mandalay division’s Moegok township last Wednesday, according to local residents. A[…]