Thirty-seven persons in Burma have died of dengue fever so far this year, according to the Ministry of Health.
A majority of houses in Burma are constructed from bamboo; only two percent have flush toilets, and 16 percent have electricity, according to a new census.
A number of residents in the Irrawaddy Division town are suffering from a shortage of fresh water as local wells dry up in the heat of dry season.
At least 69 children infected with diarrhoea have been admitted to the Hakha General Hospital this month alone.
Environmentalists have lead a mass protest through Mogok in northern Mandalay Division, amid mounting fears over the future of the town’s iconic lake.
The citizens of Mandalay are becoming increasingly concerned about a polluted water supply.