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Shahtuzup Flood Victims Desperately Need Food and Supplies

Shahtuzup Flood Victims Desperately Need Food and Supplies

Shahtuzup village in Kachin State was inundated for the third time this year.  “Flooding is actually worse than it was during the previous times,” Naw Dee, who is the village headman of Wa Ra Zup…

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Hpakant Locals Call Annual Uru Stream Flooding a ‘Man-Made Disaster’

Hpakant Locals Call Annual Uru Stream Flooding a ‘Man-Made Disaster’

To ensure that flood damage is minimized this year in Hpakant, Kachin State, locals have demanded that the government enforce existing regulations around the annual cleaning of sediment from the Uru stream. A government-sponsored cleaning…