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Myanmar: Landslide: 2005/09/14 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/09/14
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Landslide
Outline As many as 30 people, most of them young pupils, are feared dead in a landslide which buried a primary school in southeastern Myanmar.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/09/16
State-owned media in military-ruled Myanmar have not reported the incident, which occurred on Wednesday in Kyaung Kaw, a village around 630 km (390 miles) southeast of Yangon. Officials at the Relief and Resettlement Department, the government agency that normally oversees disaster operations, said they were not in a position to comment.