Workers search for survivors near the collapsed Yadanatheinkha bridge which is under construction in Kyauk Myaung, Sagaing Division, Myanmar, 11 November 2012 following an earthquake.  Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
19 January 2016
Students of the Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction training college on the outskirts of...
A group of women sewing traditional Kachin headgear to earn income at the Zi Un displacement camp in Myitkyina on Jan 7, 2016. The task is painstaking - it takes 40 to 50 minutes to finish one headpiece, for which they receive 100 kyats ($0.08). (PHOTO:- Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
15 January 2016
For more than six months in 2011, YweJa refused to leave her home in Myanmar’s Kachin...
Myanmar migrant workers, who are accused of the killing two two British tourists, Zaw Lin (R) and Wai Phyo (L) are escorted by a Thai police officer after they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
11 January 2016
The evidence comprised little more than a data table, printed on a single sheet of paper...
More than 97 bird species can be found in the Indawgyi Lake in Kachin State. (Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now)
11 January 2016
Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-meter deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days...
Traffic congestion on Anawrahta Road in downtown Yangon. Photo: Mizzima
08 January 2016
Than Htwe lives in Hlaing Tharyar, a sprawling township 20 km west of central Yangon, but...
A home in Tarlay flattened by the quake. Photo: Mizzima
31 December 2015
Myanmar is exposed to a number of natural disasters and has a World Risk Index Ranking of...
A small museum showcases some stuffed versions of the roughly 1,500 species of wildlife in Chatthin sanctuary. (Credit: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now) 
30 December 2015
In the heart of Myanmar’s central dry zone there are two protected forest areas that are...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
30 December 2015
Every good Boy Scout learns – be prepared. The lesson holds true for earthquakes in...
Nang Raw Zakhung, a female activist from conflict-torn Kachin State Photo: Khon Ja/Facebook
29 December 2015
Women have been consistently excluded from Myanmar’s peace negotiations and their...
In Tarlay, the earthquake killed at least 47 people and destroyed 80 percent of the homes. Photo: Mizzima
29 December 2015
If a major earthquake hits and you are living in a bamboo hut, chances are you will come...
California is well prepared when considering earthquake awareness and training.
29 December 2015
The earthquake threat in California is little different from that posed by the Sagaing...
A quake can hit at any time - People clear the debris at their house in TaBaitGine Township, Mandalay Division, Myanmar, 12 November 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
26 December 2015
We cannot know when a serious earthquake will strike Yangon or other areas of Myanmar....

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