Locals are calling for official assistance, as well as measures to prevent an outbreak of waterborne diseases such as dysentery.
Kachin NGOs react to China’s perceived attempt to resurrect Myitsone dam project.
Naypyidaw is liable to pay compensation to the Chinese state-owned electricity giant if the project is permanently cancelled, Myanmar Times reports.
Burmese environmentalist Myint Zaw has been honoured with a prestigious prize for his activism against a billion-dollar dam project.
Karen villagers are again in limbo on the Thai-Burmese border, having fled conflict in eastern Burma.
Strong winds destroyed about 100 houses belonging to resettled villagers in the Pinlaung area of southern Shan State, about 100km northeast of Burma’s capital Naypyidaw.