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· August, 2015

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from August, 2015

Meet the Displaced Kachin People of Northern Myanmar

"There are no happy moments here in the camp. We are all struggling to live and we are always busy with our lives."

In Malaysia, Myanmar's Refugee Children Go to School in Fear

A video documentation project highlights the plight of the Myanmar refugee community in Malaysia.

How Social Media Moved People to Act in Flood-Ravaged Myanmar

"This time the flood is being covered minute-by-minute via social media and we can see how authorities have responded, for better or for worse."

Global Voices Partners with Myanmar’s The Irrawaddy

Because of its critical reports, The Irrawaddy magazine was banned by the military regime in Myanmar and anyone found with a copy could be arrested and imprisoned.

Government Aid Is Slow to Arrive as More than 100,000 Affected by Floods in North Myanmar

Despite non-stop rains and expanded flooding in the past week, the government waited until July 31 to declare a state of emergency on July 31.

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