According to the MJA, the documentary about squatters in Rangoon was chosen for its “thought-provoking presentation” of issues that are all too often hidden from or forgotten by the general public.
Burma is undergoing a period of mass urbanisation. Can Rangoon and Mandalay handle the influx of people?
One hundred and fifty people have been made homeless in Mingalardon Township, Rangoon, after a whirlwind swept through the neighbourhood on Monday morning.
50 homes have been destroyed in a fire at the Mae La refugee camp on the Thai-Burmese border on Monday night. No one was injured but 300 people are now homeless.
Feb 12, 2009 (DVB), More than 1000 people who were left homeless by a fire in Mandalay which destroyed over 300 homes on Monday are in urgent need of blankets[…]