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A man rides a bicycle next to a flooded paddy field in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region on September 3, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Friday, September 4 2015

Heavy storms, floods and landslides across nearly all of Myanmar have destroyed huge swaths of rice paddies, as well as fish and ...

Singapore Red Cross advance team wades through muddy waters to deliver aid to affected communities. Photo: Singapore Red Cross
Saturday, August 29 2015

The Singapore Red Cross is deploying two response teams to the badly-hit Minkin Township in the Sagaing Region, Myanmar, to serve over 1,200 families across seven villages, according to a press release on August 28.

NGO staff and volunteers use zipline to transport emergency rice to villages in Kalaymyo in Sagaing. Photo: ADRA Myanmar
Saturday, August 29 2015

Volunteers in Toronto Canada joined forces on Thursday to help a local humanitarian organization's efforts to support flood victims ...

Two Chinese cargo planes carrying aid supplies arrive in Nay Pyi Taw from China on 28 August 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Friday, August 28 2015

Two military aircraft from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) arrived at Myanmar’s Nay Pyi Taw International Airport Friday ...

A plane load of 1,000 family kits donated by the Australian Government arrived in Yangon International Airport on August 10, 2015. Photo: IOM
Friday, August 28 2015

The Assistant Secretary-General for Crisis Response in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms Izumi Nakamitsu and ...

Children at a WFP food distribution site in Pa Khan Gyi Town, Yaesagyo Township of Magway Region in Myanmar. Photo: Soe Thet Nyo/WFP Myanmar
Thursday, August 27 2015

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is now delivering rice, beans, cooking oil and salt to more than 400,000 people ...

Wednesday, August 26 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will offer $3 million assistance to Myanmar to support relief efforts following recent flooding ...

U.S. Ambassador Derek Mitchell visiting Rakhine State Photo: U.S. Embassy Rangoon
Monday, August 24 2015

U.S. Ambassador Derek Mitchell, joined by USAID Mission Director Chris Milligan, visited Sittwe and Mrauk-U on August 19-21 ...

Thursday, August 20 2015

Residents of western Myanmar’s Chin state will face challenges reaching polling stations to vote in general elections in November ...

Thursday, August 20 2015

ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), has deployed emergency ...

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