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Myanmar : Land Slide : 2005/09/14
GLIDE: LS-2005-000160-MMR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/09/14
Name Land Slide
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

Related Links
  • 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.