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kk    Myanmar (Burma)   

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century. ― Google

Capital: Naypyidaw

Population: 54.41 million (2020) World Bank

Continent: Asia

Currency: Myanmar kyat

Official language: Burmese

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Heavy rains in Myanmar continue to cause flooding in Kayin, Rakhine, Mon and Bago areas of Myanmar, with at least 15,000 people affected.

The floods have forced the closure of more than 100 schools in Rakhine State. A section of the Asia Highway has collapsed in Karen State, while railway operations are disrupted in Mon State.

At least two people have been killed, with a woman and her daughter swept away by flooding in Rakhine State. 

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      Affected Persons

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