A magnitude 5.1 earthquake briefly jolted buildings in Burma’s largest city and commercial hub Rangoon on Monday evening at around 8:50 p.m. local time.
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Reports circulating in media are “absolutely untrue” although cases of gastro-intestinal disease have been found in Shan state
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Survivors of Shan state earthquake battling diarrhoea and thirst as high levels of sulphur are found in damaged water supplies
As media and relief efforts focus on the Shan quake, nearly 4,000 people are dead or missing in Burma’s south. Why has this been ignored?
Several houses collapse on Sunday as government warns of likelihood of more aftershocks in quake-affected Shan state
Official report confirms 41 killed in 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Burma’s eastern Shan state, with one death reported in Thailand
Police in Burma’s eastern Shan state say that up to 75 people may have been killed in the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck close to Tarlay, around 100 kilometres north of[…]
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