Tsunami 2008

Tsunami 2008

over a decade later, people in the Irrawaddy Delta are still living in poverty

Location: 

Dala, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Myanmarinfo-icon Tsunami 2008: worst natural disaster in the country
  2. Cyclone Nargis: caused nearly 140,000 casualties in the Irrawaddy Delta
  3. Tsunami Memorial: not as glorious as the Independence Memorial
  4. Poverty: people of the Irrawaddy Delta are still living in poor conditions
  5. My experience: unplanned trip into poverty, the other side of traveling

Image sources

  1. Donated groundwater well
  2. Graveyard of the catastrophe
  3. Children playing in the field
  4. Rice still has to be donated!
  5. Myanmar Tsunami Memorial

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