Flood Relief Efforts Continue in Myanmar

Published on 23 June 2010

Thousands of people were still missing and at least half a million houses and buildings were reported damaged a week after torrential rains and landslides hit northwestern Burma's Arakan State, according to the latest reports by relief agencies. (..) Since many people lost their food stocks during the floods, the Word Food Program (WFP) has also started distributing rice and oil to the victims. The WFP plans to distribute 1079 tons of food to the affected households. A total of 400 tons of food have already been distributed.

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