An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Burma on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the country and the region.
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Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
In the central Burmese township of Kawlin, volunteers are working around the clock to save villagers from swelling floodwaters.
One hundred and fifty people have been made homeless in Mingalardon Township, Rangoon, after a whirlwind swept through the neighbourhood on Monday morning.
“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.
Meteorological expert used as a scapegoat by the government after Cyclone Nargis to set up warning centre in Irrawaddy division