A group which supports some among Burma’s 210,000 HIV/AIDs sufferers, says large scale displacement has made it impossible to find the patients.
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Waters have receded in many of the areas that were worst hit by deadly flooding and landslides that have now affected over one million people across Burma.
Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for international assistance for Burma’s flood disaster, in a video posted to her Facebook account.
Four people were killed in a flash flood in eastern Shan State, where severe currents swept away local villagers and houses in the village of Kyaing Lat in Tachileik District.
The four, whose bodies were recovered on Wednesday, were as yet unnamed. Official sources said they were an older man, a mother and two children.