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- OCHA: All people affected by conflict in Myanmar need assistance, protection and long-term solutions [EN/MY]. 14 May 2019
- AVSI: Handbook for Farmer Field School on Climate Smart Agriculture in coastal/delta Zone, Myanmar. 15 May 2019
- NRC: A feasibility assessment on the introduction of alternative dispute resolution (ADR)/collaborative dispute resolution (CDR) to resolve land disputes in Myanmar. 4 May 2019
- OCHA: Myanmar: New Displacement in Rakhine and Chin states (as of 07 May 2019). 13 May 2019
- AVSI: Handbook on climate smart agriculture in Myanmar. 15 May 2019
On Monday, 21 September 2009, an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit at 02:53:05 pm local time in Mongar in Bhutan. The US Geological Survey initially reported the earthquake as 6.3 mw which was later revised to 6.1 mw.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located 177 km from Thimpu , the Bhutanese capital . As of 09:30 pm local time in Bhutan, 12 people had been killed - 5 in Mongar, 4 in Samdrup Jongkhar and 3 in Trashigang. Seven more tremors were felt in Transhigang after the earthquake hit, with the first few tremors occurring every half an hour.