When disasters destroy schools in Burma and elsewhere in the region, hundreds of thousands of children lose out, according to a new report by Save the Children.
“Orphans of the Storm” is a documentary by Quicksilver Media that follows the plight of children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis, which struck six years ago today.
Official said large pre-dawn explosion at a warehouse in Burma’s biggest city Rangoon on Thursday killed at least 17 people and injured dozens but was not caused by a bomb
Jan 9, 2009 (DVB), At least two people were killed and eight injured in an explosion in the Pha-Kant jade mine Kachin state on 31 December, according to local residents.[…]
Oct 16, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Bogalay township in Irrawaddy division have reported experiencing regular earth tremors without warning since 12 October, and say this is causing anxiety among locals.[…]
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB), Markets in the towns of Tachelik and Mae Sai on the Thai Burma border have been closed in anticipation of flooding due to heavy rain on[…]
Aug 25, 2008 (DVB), Around 100 million baht in business and property were lost by traders due to flooding caused by heavy rain on the Thai-Burmese border area between the[…]
Aug 20, 2008 (DVB), Bago residents said the water level of the Bago river, which had risen due to heavy rains and flooded parts of the town, has begun to[…]
Aug 19, 2008 (DVB), Six people, including one child, were killed in a landslide brought on by heavy rain in Moegok on Saturday, which also flattened a house, according to[…]
Aug 15, 2008 (DVB), Flooding in Bago division caused by heavy rainfall has been exacerbated by the opening of reservoir gates upstream of the river, forcing residents of three wards[…]
Aug 12, 2008 (DVB), The water level of the Bago river is predicted to reach the emergency level of 910cm within the next two days due to ongoing heavy rains,[…]
Aug 5, 2008 (DVB), At least 15 people were killed in a landslide caused by heavy rain in the popular gold and jade mining area of Pha-Kant in Kachin state[…]
Jul 4, 2008 (AP), State media says at least 38 people have died after a motorized ferry sank in a river of Burma’s cyclone-battered Irrawaddy delta. The New Light of[…]
Jul 2, 2008 (DVB), Five people were killed when a creek in Kachin state's Laizar region controlled by the Kachin Independence Organisation burst its banks last Saturday, according to locals.[…]
Jun 16, 2008 (DVB), Eleven people, including two children, were killed and several houses destroyed in a landslide in Mandalay division’s Moegok township last Wednesday, according to local residents. A[…]