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Myanmar struggles in the aftermath of floods
The most recent flooding in the Irrawaddy delta region brings back memories of 2008 devastation.
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2012 05:24

Tens of thousands of people in Myanmar are still living in temporary accommodation after recent flooding devasted large swaths of the country.

Rice farmers have been unable to replant their crops after the government failed to distribute new seeds as promised.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from the Irrawaddy delta region, south of the largest city Yangon.

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