Myanmar : Land Slide : 2005/09/14
|Country or District||Myanmar|
|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|
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.