Continuous heavy rain last week in Arakan State destroyed 170 acres of agricultural land, 550 houses, 5 schools, 5 monasteries and 47 bridges.
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Burma’s productivity in tin mining has contributed to a global drop in the price of the metal, reaching a five-and-a-half year low as it plummeted nine percent last week, according[…]
About 1,000 villagers were evacuated in Sintgu, Mandalay Division, amid fresh flooding on 18 of September. The town’s Yemyat, Kyedaukpauk and Nweyon villages were hardest hit. A total of 237[…]
As many as four thousand people in Tachilek, eastern Shan State, were forced to flee to higher ground as heavy rain pounded the town over the weekend.
Twenty-five schools have reopened in Pegu Division after severe flooding caused 175 emergency closures since late July, according to the region’s chief educational administrator Saw San Yin. The education department[…]
A village in Rangoon Division’s Hlegu Township has been inundated by floods for the past two weeks, with no sign of water levels abating due to a block in the drainage system.
Flooding caused by an upstream surge from mountain streams amid heavy rain in Kachin state’s Hpakant area left at least three residential neighbourhoods inundated in the jade mining town on[…]
More than 100 farmers in Irrawaddy division say they will take legal action against a local fishery company, claiming the firm’s operations cause extensive flooding to their farmland.
More than 2,000 residents of Kale in Sagaing division have been evacuated as houses are swept away by the current.