Myanmar floods: Devastation and “unprecendented” solidarity

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Chin State, remote and mountainous and one of the poorest regions in Myanmar, was among the hardest-hit by floods. Photo: UNICEF/Mohammad Badrul Hassan

Humanitarian relief efforts continue in Myanmar, where floods and landslides brought on by monsoon rains have caused the deaths of more than 100 people and displaced hundreds of thousands.

Renata Lok-Dessalien , UN Resident Coordinator, reports that the downpour of rain has also led to an "unprecedented amount of solidarity" on the part of concerned people in the country and from around the world.

Mary Ferreira caught up with her in Yangon to find out more.

Duration: 3'10"

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