Myanmar Floods kill 8 and relocate 430,000 people

Incessant downpours since last month have brought floods to regions along the three main rivers that flow from north higher to south lower in Myanmar, stretching emergency services to the limit. At least eight people have died and more than…

Both sides of the Pacific facing wildfire at the same time

It had to happen, where once it was a clear demarcation between wildfire seasons on the east coast of Australia and the West Coast of the USA, they are now overlapping. It is only the start of the fire season…

Myanmar appeals for international assistance

By Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar said on Tuesday it had appealed for international assistance to help provide food, temporary shelter and clothing for more than 210,000 people affected by widespread flooding following weeks of heavy monsoon rains. At…

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