The Burmese government believes that 69 have now been killed as floodwaters have swept 12 states and regions of the country over the past month.
On 2 May 2008, Cyclone Nargis swept through southern Burma, killing 140,000 people. Seven years after the worst natural disaster in Burma’s history, DVB Debate asks: ‘How would Burma manage another natural disaster?’
This week’s DVB Debate comes at a time when Sino-Burmese relations are under the microscope.
DVB Interview International’s Alex Bookbinder sits down with Burma chief Abdoulaye Seck, to discuss how the World Bank has progressed since its 2012 reengagement with the Burmese government.