Myanmar "Jade Land" mudslide uproots 1,300

Published on 15 July 2009

A landslide in Myanmar has left over 1,300 people homeless after their houses in a jade mining area were swept away or flooded, a U.N. official said. (..) Aid agencies operating in the area including Medecins Sans Frontieres-Netherlands have been supporting the hospital, while the U.N.'s World Food Programme is providing emergency food.

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