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More than 80,000 displaced by Burma floods

More than 80,000 displaced by Burma floods

Updated 27 August 2012, 14:11 AEST

In Burma, 85,000 people have been forced from their homes by widespread flooding.

President Thein Sein has visited flood victims and the government has set up more than 200 relief centres.

The worst affected area is in the Irrawaddy Delta, the same region devastated by Cyclone Nargis in 2008.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Denis De Poerck, Director of Operations, Save the Children in Burma

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