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29 Nov 2012 description
Myanmar ranks first as the ‘most at risk’ country in Asia the Pacific according to the UN Risk Model. The country is vulnerable to a wide range of hazards, including floods, cyclones, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis. The likelihood for medium to large-scale natural disasters to occur every...
22 Nov 2011 description
Rice prices uncertain after Southeast Asian floods International rice prices are uncertain in the wake of flooding that has devastated several nations in Southeast Asia, according to FAO. Despite the loss of a few million tonnes of rice in Thailand because of the floods, FAO has raised its forecast...
11 Aug 2011 description
report Mizzima News
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 22:12 Zwe Khant New Delhi (Mizzima) – Because of four days of incessant rain in Pegu, thousands of flood victims have been displaced, officials said. The rainfall, the worst in 30 years, has caused a high water level on the Pegu River of 940 cm, 30 cm above the...