The Myanmar Earthquake Committee has warned that the risk exists of a high-intensity earthquake on the Sagaing Fault that would trigger a tsunami along the Burmese coastline.
Once perfected in Burma, the technology could help other large-scale restoration projects, said WIF’s Lyngdoh.
Water levels have risen steadily since unrelenting monsoon rain began in early July, driving some people to higher land or seek shelter in Buddhist monasteries, says official.
“A day before, the flooding has been about a metre to two metres in the streets,” said a local resident.
The humanitarian aid included food, drinking water, clothes and medicine, according to a statement from the Indian embassy.
According to the ministry, the highest level of destruction was in Maungdaw, northwestern Arakan State.