During the dry season from mid-April to the end of June, many people have difficulty getting clean water, especially those living in remote areas.
“We discovered that the contamination of heavy metals such as iron, copper and arsenic has increased in the Chindwin River due to waste disposal from gold mining operations,” said the…
“It would be nice if the government could provide some assistance, such as rice and clean water to drink,” said a local farmer.
Four persons have died and more than 600 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever reported so far this year in Rangoon Division.
More than 90 people have been treated for dysentery at the public hospital in Prome, with at least half of them suffering from acute symptoms.
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