Photographs from: fighting in Myawaddy between Burmese government forces and Karen rebels; a Mandalay village is buried in silt following flooding; Mickey and Minnie come to town; and a light-hearted moment during ceasefire talks in Rangoon.
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.
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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.
Monsoon rains continue to fall throughout Burma’s eastern borderlands. Across the country, 25,000 people have been evacuated to makeshift camps this week. Nearly 3,000 thousand residents in Mon state’s Bilin[…]