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Myanmar: Landslide: 2021/08/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/08/24
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Landslide
Outline A landslide struck in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar on 24 August 2021 burying 4 homes in Mogok Township. Fourteen people were buried under the collapsed houses. Teams of search and rescue workers including personnel from Myanmar Red Cross and the Fire Department searched through the wreckage of the buildings over the last few days. As of 26 August, officials said 11 bodies had been found. Three people survived but were injured. Local observers said the landslide was caused by recent heavy rainfall.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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