4 August 18 - As torrential rain and overflowing of water from Donethami Creek, flood already hit in over 30 villages of 18-village-tracts in
"In Thahtone Township, over 30 villages were submerged under water. Among the flood victims, we counted some victims after arriving at the relief camps. The water level is about 4-ft in the village. The villagers didn't know to leave from over 26 of flood-hit villages where there
"Although villagers have rice and edible oil, they can't cook yet because their houses are being flooded. So, we daily provide meal and drinking water for them. But, it isn't enough. And then, another problem is
"In our village, over 200 were inundated and we already face
The Disaster Management Department under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement yesterday announced that heavy rain and flooding hit in entire Myanmar since
The announcement also reported that the Social Welfare Ministry spent over Ks 710 million for disaster flood. Moreover, over 5,000 acres of monsoon paddy plantations were destroyed in Kayin State and 16 schools were closed in Taninthari Regions due to heavy rain and flooding.
Source: Eleven Myanmar
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