Villagers attempt to traverse a road flooded by waters from the Swar Chaung dam, Bago region, Myanmar on August 29, 2018. Photo: EPA

Myanmar dam overflow floods 100 villages, displaces thousands

Monsoon rains see villagers flee homes on foot and take shelter in temporary camps as country’s biggest highway is blocked

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Villagers attempt to traverse a road flooded by waters from the Swar Chaung dam, Bago region, Myanmar on August 29, 2018. Photo: EPA
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