Residents from a number of villages in central Kachin State have been ordered by the Burmese army to evacuate the region, following clashes with Kachin rebels.
An island community located a few miles upstream from the ancient site of Bagan is evacuated when then the Irrawaddy River bursts its banks.
Government authorities say they will take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of foreigners and Burmese nationals working for aid agencies in Arakan state. Meanwhile IDPs are facing food shortages…
Displaced residents start to pack up to return home after they were evacuated due to Cyclone Mahasen.
Authorities are struggling to evacuate tens of thousands of people from low-lying camps before Cyclone Mahasen reaches the coast.