More than 5800 people have been evacuated in Mon State following heavy rainfall and flooding yesterday.
Flash flooding continues to wreak havoc across Burma this week claiming three lives and leaving a path of destruction. Three people have been killed in the floods in Magwe Division,…
“Floodwaters have swept away 23 houses and affected more than 10,000 people,” said Dr. Zaw Win, the regional minister of social affairs for Sagaing Division.
Locals are calling for official assistance, as well as measures to prevent an outbreak of waterborne diseases such as dysentery.
Four Paws International and Mingalar Myanmar say they have received an unwavering number of requests in the past four months for rescue assistance, emergency food provisions, and veterinary treatment.
Although local authorities are managing assistance to the flood victims, they will soon have shortages of food and water.