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Government to give assistance to families in IDP camps

By Aung Myat Thu The Social Welfare Department under Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said that the government is planning to give financial assistance to families living in...

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Dengue kills 15 within two months

By Lab Yadana Bo The Ministry of Health and Sports said that 15 died of dengue in June and July this year. Most of the victims of dengue are from the age group of 5-9. Ministry of Health and Sports...

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Thousands evacuated due to flooding in Sagaing

The Ayeyawady River burst its banks, and 6,516 locals from 1,451 households in some areas of Sagaing Region were evacuated from their homes, state media reported. Union Minister of Social Welfare,...

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Myanmar issues alert for dengue fever

Myanmar’s Health and Sports Ministry has issued an alert for high mortality risk of dengue fever infections as the country sees its way the monsoon season. Myanmar reported 2,862 dengue fever...

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Ayeyarwady water level rising in Shwegu and Katha

The water level in Ayeyarwady River is rising in Shwegu Township, Kachin State and Katha Town in Sagaing Region. Director General of Meteorology and Hydrology Department, Kyaw Moe Oo, said and was...

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Households hit hard by strong winds in Sagaing

Strong winds have destroyed more than 600 houses and buildings in 26 townships of Sagaing Region this month, said the head of Sagaing Region Disaster Management Department, state media reported. ...

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Preventive and control measures against Dengue accelerated

Myanmar health authorities have been planning to accelerate preventive and control measures against Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever this year, an official from the Public Health Department told Xinhua on...

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Japan announces $5 million IDP aid program

The Japanese government announced in late December that it will launch an aid program to help internally displaced people (IDP) in Kachin State to return home, Nikkei Asian Review reported. The...

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Dengue death toll reaches 123 over 11 months

The death toll of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) has surged to 123 across Myanmar in 11 months, said figures released by the Ministry of Health and Sport, according to a Xinhua report. The Public...

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MR Vaccination program begins

Over 2,000 healthcare personnel will administer measles and rubella (MR) vaccinations to over 307,000 children under the age of five from 26 to 28 November in Magway Region, state media reported. ...

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Death toll due to Dengue rises to 107 in first nine months

The total death toll of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) has risen to 107 in Myanmar in the first nine months this year, according to the figures released by the Ministry of Health and Sports, Xinhua...

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Myanmar at risk from worsening climate crisis

The risks of climate change to Myanmar were discussed at a seminar for MPs organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Naypyitaw this week. The event held on September 9 gave MPs...

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Dengue kills Forty-eight people

Forty-eight people died and 10,757 others were infected by Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) across Myanmar in the past seven months, Xinhua reported quoting a release from the Public Health Department...

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Government conducts survey of landslide site

By Tun Tun Win Geologists from the Irrigation and Water Resources Management Department have inspected a hill at Thae Phyi Gone village on Yangon-Mawlamyine highway in Paung Township, Mon State after...

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Mon monsoon landslide kills 23, dozens injured

A major landslide sparked by heavy monsoon rains killed at least 23 people and injured dozens more in Mon State, according to officials Friday, as serious flooding forced tens of thousands across the...

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