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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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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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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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Nearly 9,500 People Affected by Rakhine State Floods

By MIN AUNG KHINE SITTWE—More than 9,000 people were displaced by floods in Rakhine State in the second week of July, according to the state’s Disaster Management Department. The Kaladan and Lemyo...

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Thousands forced to flee due to flooding

Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, Reuters...

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Refugee repatriation from Thailand continues

The second day of repatriation of the fourth batch of Myanmar nationals from Thailand on 2 July 2019, saw 32 verified Myanmar nationals from Ban Nai Soi welcomed by the Chief Minister of Kayah State...

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Ceasefire to be extended

The Myanmar military has issued a statement, extending the unilateral ceasefire till 31 August in order to aid the peace process, state media reported. On 21 December, 2018, the Tatmadaw announced...

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