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The Huffington Post
Floods Hit North Korea, Killing Dozens And Stranding ThousandsSEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded
Floods Hit North Korea, Killing Dozens And Stranding Thousands
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said. More than 11,000... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousandsSEOUL/BEIJING: Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands i
Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousands
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SEOUL/BEIJING: Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said. More than 11,000 people were... Read more
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The Star
Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousandsSEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded
Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousands
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said. More than 11,000... Read more
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The Hindu
Clamour for Netanyahu’s arrest grows in UKThe number of signatures on a petition for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister
Clamour for Netanyahu’s arrest grows in UK
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The number of signatures on a petition for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits London this September has been swelling ever since the petition was hosted on the U.K. government e-petition website earlier this year.... Read more
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The Huffington Post
World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health WorkersYet, when it comes to tending to the immediate needs of victims of natural disa
World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Yet, when it comes to tending to the immediate needs of victims of natural disasters, disease outbreaks and conflict, medical volunteers remain ready to serve on the frontlines, which is why advocates are honoring their work on this year’s World... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Floods cause acute water shortage in hundreds of Myanmar villagesTorrential rains since late June triggered floods and landslides across central
Floods cause acute water shortage in hundreds of Myanmar villages
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Torrential rains since late June triggered floods and landslides across central and western Myanmar, killing more than 100 people and affecting 1.3 million, according to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. In four hard-hit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Marks Humanitarian Day Battling Its Worst Refugee CrisisUnited Nations — The United Nations is commemorating World Humanitarian Day wit
UN Marks Humanitarian Day Battling Its Worst Refugee Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
United Nations — The United Nations is commemorating World Humanitarian Day with "inspiring" human interest stories of survival - even as the world body describes the current refugee crisis as the worst for almost a quarter of a century. The... Read more
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Mashable
U.N.'s new campaign tells aid workers' firsthand stories through your Facebook pageWhat's This?Aid workers in Nepal help the World Food Programme deliver assistan
U.N.'s new campaign tells aid workers' firsthand stories through your Facebook page
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
What's This?Aid workers in Nepal help the World Food Programme deliver assistance in the wake of the earthquake -- an example of a story told through the #ShareHumanity campaign. The United Nations wants you to "donate" your social media accounts to... Read more
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FOX News
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak, UN saysA measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Repu
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak, UN says
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people and infected at least 20,000, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Hundreds more deaths have likely not been documented due to... Read more
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News 4 Reno
UN social media campaign shows humanitarians in conflictUNITED NATIONS — Tennis star Maria Sharapova, British mogul Richard Branson and
UN social media campaign shows humanitarians in conflict
News 4 Reno / Posted 16 days ago
UNITED NATIONS — Tennis star Maria Sharapova, British mogul Richard Branson and Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai have signed up. So have actor Ashley Judd, Colombian singer Juanes and Brazilian football star Kaka. They are supporting a new U.N.... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hitA boy moves his boat in a flooded village outside Zalun Township, Irrawaddy Del
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hit
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
A boy moves his boat in a flooded village outside Zalun Township, Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar, August 6, 2015. People sit on a boat near their home in a flooded village outside Zalun Township, Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar, August 6, 2015. Air crew and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak - UNKINSHASA: A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democ
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak - UN
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
KINSHASA: A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people and infected at least 20,000, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Hundreds more deaths have likely not been documented due... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak: UNKINSHASA: A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democ
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak: UN
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
KINSHASA: A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people and infected at least 20,000, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Hundreds more deaths have likely not been documented due... Read more
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The Star
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreakKINSHASA (Reuters) - A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province i
At least 20,000 infected in southeast Congo measles outbreak
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KINSHASA (Reuters) - A measles outbreak in the copper-mining Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 315 people and infected at least 20,000, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Hundreds more deaths have likely not been... Read more
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iol.co.za
Worst floods in decades hit MyanmarEPAYoung Myanmar boys sit in front of their half-flooded house near Dar Ka town
Worst floods in decades hit Myanmar
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
EPAYoung Myanmar boys sit in front of their half-flooded house near Dar Ka township of Ayeyarwaddy Region. Picture: Lynn Bo Bo Yangon - Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wiped away hundreds of houses and torrential... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hitYANGON: Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wip
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wiped away hundreds of houses and torrential rain threatened further damage in the worst floods to hit the country in decades. The government in Hakha, the capital of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hitStorm victims carry aid from a military helicopter at Mrauk-U township, Rakhine
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hit
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 days ago
Storm victims carry aid from a military helicopter at Mrauk-U township, Rakhine state, August 5, 2015. YANGON Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wiped away hundreds of houses and torrential rain threatened further... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hitYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mu
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hit
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wiped away hundreds of houses and torrential rain threatened further damage in the worst floods to hit the country in decades. The government in Hakha, the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hitBy Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on W
Myanmar evacuates thousands as worst floods in decades hit
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar was evacuating parts of a city on Wednesday after mudslides wiped away hundreds of houses and torrential rain threatened further damage in the worst floods to hit the country in decades. The government in... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows inA man rows his boat in a flooded village outside Zalun Township, Irrawaddy Delt
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows in
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
A man rows his boat in a flooded village outside Zalun Township, Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar, August 6, 2015. YANGON International aid poured into Myanmar on Friday following weeks of heavy monsoon flooding that aid agencies say is set to extend... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows inYANGON (Reuters) - International aid poured into Myanmar on Friday following we
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows in
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - International aid poured into Myanmar on Friday following weeks of heavy monsoon flooding that aid agencies say is set to extend further across the low-lying southern delta region. An estimated 88 people have died and some 330,000... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows inYANGON: International aid poured into Myanmar on Friday following weeks of heav
Myanmar braces for more flooding as international aid flows in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
YANGON: International aid poured into Myanmar on Friday following weeks of heavy monsoon flooding that aid agencies say is set to extend further across the low-lying southern delta region. An estimated 88 people have died and some 330,000 have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Climate Change and Health - Why Nigeria Can't Wait Any Longer!With the growing concerns over climate change, it has become necessary that wor
Tackling Climate Change and Health - Why Nigeria Can't Wait Any Longer!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
With the growing concerns over climate change, it has become necessary that world leaders commit to a fair deal. Nations are working towards a new global climate change agreement later this year in Paris. These negotiations offer governments a... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Burma"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Burma
Asian Correspondent / Posted 24 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks A man rows his boat by the entrance signboard of Kalay township submerged in water, in Sagaing, Burma, Sunday. Pic: AP. YANGON, Burma (AP) — New... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in MyanmarYANGON, Myanmar (AP) � New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the b
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Myanmar
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) � New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Myanmar floods move downriver, risking more populated areasYANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Waters from badly flooded central and northern Myanmar w
Myanmar floods move downriver, risking more populated areas
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 24 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Waters from badly flooded central and northern Myanmar were flowing down rivers to more populated areas, risking new devastation, relief officials warned Tuesday. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs... Read more
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ABC News
Myanmar Floods Move Downriver, Risking More Populated AreasWaters from badly flooded central and northern Myanmar were flowing down rivers
Myanmar Floods Move Downriver, Risking More Populated Areas
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
Waters from badly flooded central and northern Myanmar were flowing down rivers to more populated areas, risking new devastation, relief officials warned Tuesday. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said water levels have... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in MyanmarYANGON, Myanmar (AP) - New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the b
Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Myanmar
New Jersey Herald / Posted 24 days ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi visits flood-hit areaMyanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Ky is greeted by flood victims upon arri
Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi visits flood-hit area
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Ky is greeted by flood victims upon arrival at an indoor stadium turned into a temporary shelter, in Bago, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. A report issued Saturday by... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma’s president visits area worst-hit by flooding"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Burma’s president visits area worst-hit by flooding
Asian Correspondent / Posted 26 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks A man rows his boat by the entrance signboard of Kalay township submerged in water, in Sagaing, Burma, Sunday. Pic: AP. KALAY, Burma (AP) — Burma’s... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by floodingAugust 02, 2015 16:02 GM
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted 26 days ago
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by floodingAugust 02, 2015 16:02 GMT Eds: Adds quotes and background. With AP Photos. KALAY, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
International News - WPMI Local 15Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding August 02, 2015 16:02 GM
International News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 26 days ago
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding August 02, 2015 16:02 GMT Eds: Adds quotes and background. With AP Photos. KALAY, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by floodingKALAY, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar's president has visited one of the worst-hit area
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 26 days ago
KALAY, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar's president has visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes. President Thein Sein spoke Sunday... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KY3 Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
Local 10 Miami / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KSPR Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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News 8000
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
News 8000 / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KTXS Abilene / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KECI Missoula / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. More from NBC Montana The agency said the figures... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in MyanmarHeavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and dis
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 27 days ago
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday. The agency said the figures are expected to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar | News - Home Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 peo
Monsoon rains displace 150,000-plus in Myanmar
KTVZ Bend / Posted 27 days ago
| News - Home Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said... Read more
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