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Myanmar

Myanmar poor to benefit from Japan supported UN-Habitat initiative

24 Mar 2015, UN-HABITAT

The programme will help impoverished communities in Shan State supporting them to reconstruct community infrastructure to enhance social and economic connectivity...and support vulnerable communities living in poor housing conditions in disaster prone areas of Yangon where safety of mainly women and children are improved with better housing conditions...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 2008 2,420,000
Flood 1991 359,976
Storm 2010 260,000
Mass Movement Wet 2010 145,000
Flood 1997 137,418
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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