Residents of the capital Loikaw say that many are without water for the first time, as wells run dry in an area not usually prone to drought.
The money will make a small contribution to efforts to address the effects of a heatwave hitting large parts of the country.
The release began on 11 April and will continue until the “low water period” is over, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
The Global Climate Risk Index 2015 lists Honduras as the country suffering most from the effects of extreme weather events in the 20-year period.
Residents from drought-ridden Dala Township receive clean drinking water, which was piped across the river from downtown Rangoon.
Farmland was severely affected by floodwaters in Karen, Mon, Arakan and Shan states, and Pegu, Rangoon and Irrawaddy divisions. Meanwhile, in central Burma’s Sagaing, Mandalay and Magwe divisions a complete…