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Myanmar: Landslide: 2020/07/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/07/02
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Landslide
Outline Heavy rain has been affecting north Myanmar (in particular the Kachin State) over the last 48 hours, triggering a major landslide that has resulted in casualties and damage.Media report, as of 2 July 2020, over 100 fatalities at a mine site located in the Hpakant Township (western Kachin). Search and rescue operations are currently underway at the site.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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